Cubs lineup vs. Rockies, Russell starting


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Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark J. Rebilas - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs (30-30) will battle the first-place Colorado Rockies (39-24) at 1:20 p.m. CDT on Saturday afternoon televised on ABC 7 Chicago. The Cubs have 30 losses right now while during their hot start in 2016 they were 42-18 through 60 games last season.

Eddie Butler will take the mound for the defending World Champions. One lineup note is that shortstop Addison Russell will be starting at shortstop for today's game.

The Cubs are currently in second place in the National League Central (2 GB) behind the Brewers.

Cubs lineup vs. Rockies

1. Kyle Schwarber LF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ben Zobrist 2B
5. Jason Heyward RF
6. Albert Almora Jr. CF
7. Willson Contreras C
8. Addison Russell SS
9. Eddie Butler P



Tags: Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Ben Zobrist, Jason Heyward, Willson Contreras, Eddie Butler
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