Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Bryant still out


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Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports
Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports

The Cubs will try to another win against the pesky Reds today.

Sunday afternoon's batting lineup for the rubber match between the Cubs (50-36) and the Reds (39-50) at 1:20 p.m. CDT will be the following:

1. Albert Almora Jr. CF
2. Jason Heyward RF
3. Javier Baez 2B
4. Anthony Rizzo 1B
5. Willson Contreras C
6. Kyle Schwarber LF
7. Ian Happ 3B
8. Addison Russell SS
9. Jon Lester P

It will be a pitching battle between Lester (11-2, 2.25 ERA) and righty Luis Castillo (5-8, 5.53 ERA). Lester is 5-1 with a 0.83 ERA in his last seven home starts and has a 1.49 home ERA this season which leads the National League.

The game will be televised on WGN-TV.




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Tags: Kyle Schwarber, Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Jason Heyward, Jon Lester, Albert Almora Jr, Willson Contreras, Ian Happ
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