Cubs lineup vs. White Sox, Baez at third base
It's rivalry time folks!
Saturday afternoon's batting lineup for the game between the Cubs (20-15) and the White Sox (9-26) at 1:20 p.m. CDT at Wrigley Field will be the following:
1. Javy Baez 3B
2. Kris Bryant RF
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Willson Contreras C
5. Kyle Schwarber LF
6. Addison Russell SS
7. Albert Almora Jr. CF
8. David Bote 2B
9. Jon Lester P
Baez is the sixth different leadoff hitter for the Cubs this season and he has batted in every spot in the lineup except five and the pitching spot.
Cubs will have Lester on the mound (2-1, 2.82 ERA) against righty James Shields (1-3, 5.14 ERA).
The game will be televised today on ABC 7 Chicago and MLB.TV.