Cubs lineup vs. Rockies, Almora not starting for third straight game

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Benny Sieu - USA Today Sports
Benny Sieu - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (33-26) will battle the Colorado Rockies (31-28) at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. CDT.

How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN-TV, and MLB Network (out-of-market only).

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Lineup notes: David Bote will get the start at second base instead of Addison Russell. Willson Contreras will catch Yu Darvish instead of Victor Caratini. Newcomer Carlos Gonzalez gets his third straight start in right field.

Cubs lineup:

Kyle Schwarber LF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Javier Baez SS

Carlos Gonzalez RF

Willson Contreras C

Jason Heyward CF

David Bote 2B

Yu Darvish

Pitching Matchup:

The Cubs will have Yu Darvish on the mound against righty German Marquez (6-2, 3.48).

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