Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Anthony Rizzo still out

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Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Anthony Rizzo still out

The Chicago Cubs (25-14) will battle the Cincinnati Reds (18-24) at Great American Park on Wednesday at 5:40 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN-TV, and Fox Sports Ohio.

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Lineup notes: Anthony Rizzo is out for the third straight game with his back issue as Kris Bryant will continue to fill in for him at first base. Addison Russell gets a spot start at second base while catcher Taylor Davis will get the rare start.

Cubs lineup:

Jason Heyward RF
Kris Bryant 1B
Javier Baez SS
Kyle Schwarber LF
David Bote 3B
Albert Almora Jr. CF
Addison Russell 2B
Taylor Davis C
Yu Darvish P

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Yu Darvish (2-3, 5.40 ERA) on the mound against righty Sonny Gray (0-4, 4.15 ERA). Darvish is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA in his three career starts versus the Reds.

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