Contreras gets his 1st MLB start at left field

Contreras gets his 1st MLB start at left field

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs snapped a four-game losing streak as they defeated the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night.

The Cubs lineup vs. the Marlins on Saturday at 3:10 pm CT include Willson Contreras' first start at left field and the return of Anthony Rizzo to the lineup.

Contreras has previously started six games in left field and thirteen starts at right field in the minors. This will be his first major-league start in the outfield as his bat is too potent to take out of the lineup as he has 3 HRs and 8 RBI's after a week in the big leagues.

Ben Zobrist is getting a day off after a ball hit is left ankle in Friday night's game against the Marlins. Also, Jason Heyward will get lead-off for the second consecutive game.

Cubs lineup vs. Marlins on Saturday

Jason Heyward RF

Kris Bryant 3B

Anthony Rizzo 1B

Willson Contreras LF

Javier Baez 2B

Addison Russell SS

Miguel Montero C

John Lackey SP

Albert Almora Jr. CF

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