Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Reds: Willson Contreras to DH, Ian Happ to CF


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Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Reds: Willson Contreras to DH, Ian Happ to CF

The Chicago Cubs will be going for three out of four against Cincy, weather permitting as rain is in the forecast.

When and Where: The Cubs (4-2) will take on the Cincinnati Reds (2-4) at Great American Ball Park on Thursday at 5:10 PM CT.

Television: The game will be on the Marquee Sports Network and Fox Sports Ohio (Reds telecast).

Announcers: Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies (Cubs)

Radio: 670 The Score and WLW 700

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Cubs lineup:

Lineup notes: Ian Happ has been 5-for-10 with two doubles against Castillo. Kyle Schwarber has been 5-for-17 with three homers while Willson Contreras has gone 4-for-8 with three doubles.

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have righty Yu Darvish (0-1, 6.75 ERA) on the mound against righty Luis Castillo (0-0, 1.50 ERA).

In 2019, he had a 4.60 ERA with 45 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings against the Reds.

Reds lineup:

Cubs notes and sights and sounds:

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