Russell returns to lineup vs. Houston


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Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports
Mark Rebilas - USA Today Sports

The Chicago Cubs will play the Houston Astros in an exhibition game at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas at 7:05 pm CDT on Thursday night and it will be televised on WGV-TV. Cubs newcomer Brett Anderson will take the mound for the defending World Champions.

Cubs infielder Addison Russell returns to the lineup after recovering from a back injury.

Cubs batting lineup vs. Astros

1. Kyle Schwarber DH
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ben Zobrist 2B
5. Addison Russell SS
6. Jason Heyward RF
7. Willson Contreras C
8. Javier Baez 2B
9. Tommy La Stella DH


Astros batting lineup vs. Cubs

1. Springer CF
2. Bregman 3B
3. Altuve 2B
4. Correa SS
5. Beltran LF
6. McCann C
7. Gurriel 1B
8. Reddick RF
9. Gattis DH

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Tags: Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Tommy La Stella, Anthony Rizzo, Ben Zobrist, Jason Heyward, John Lackey, Willson Contreras
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