Matt Marton - USA Today Sports
Matt Marton - USA Today Sports

Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Zobrist to bat cleanup


by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs (61-55) will take on the Cincinnati Reds on 7:05 PM CDT on Monday night televised on WGN-TV. The Cubs are now in sole possession of first place ahead of the rival St. Louis Cardinals by one game in the National League Central division.

Veteran pitcher Jose Quintana will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Asher Wojciechowski.

In 2017, Quintana has a 6-10 record with 4.42 ERA with 143 strikeouts.

Willson Contreras will still be out of the lineup for four to six weeks dealing with his hamstring injury.

In other lineup news, second baseman Ben Zobrist will bat cleanup.

Cubs lineup vs. Reds

1. Jon Jay CF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Ben Zobrist 2B

5. Kyle Schwarber LF

6. Alex Avila C

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javy Baez SS

9. Jose Quintana P

Reds lineup vs. Cubs

Hamilton CF, Cozart SS, Votto 1B, Duvall LF, Suarez 3B, Gennett 2B, Mesoraco C, Kivlehan RF, Wojciechowski P

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