Just in: Almora Jr. out of lineup with illness


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Caylor Arnold - USA Today Sports
Caylor Arnold - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs announced that outfielder Albert Almora Jr. will be a late scratch for this afternoon's game because of an illness.

Almora Jr. was slated to start the game but Ian Happ will now start in his place at centerfield.

Ian Happ CF
Tommy La Stella 3B
Kris Bryant 1B
Willson Contreras C
Kyle Schwarber LF
Addison Russell SS
Javy Baez 2B
Jason Heyward RF
Yu Darvish P

Darvish (0-0, 5.23 ERA) will be on the mound today for his Wrigley Field debut opposed by righty Anibal Sanchez (0-0, 2.25 ERA).

Tags: Albert Almora Jr, Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Tommy La Stella, Addison Russell, Jason Heyward, Willson Contreras, Ian Happ
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