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Cubs Lineup vs Giants: Zobrist replaces Heyward in RF

by - Senior Editor -

Chicago Cubs (29-11) vs. San Francisco Giants (25-19)

LHP Jon Lester (4-2, 1.88) vs. RHP Matt Cain (0-5, 5.87)

The Chicago Cubs today play the second of three games against the San Francisco Giants after winning last evening’s series opener, 8-1 …Jake Arrieta allowed one run in 7.0 innings to improve to 8-0 this season (and

delivered the eventual game-winning RBI with a single in the second) while  Kris Bryant belted a three-run homer in the second and Ben Zobrist and Jorge Soler went back?to?back in the eighth.

Cubs Lineup

1 Dexter Fowler CF

2 Kris Bryant 3B

3 Anthony Rizzo 1B

4 Ben Zobrist RF

5 Jorge Soler LF

6 Jacy Baez 2B

7 Addison Russell SS

8 David Ross C

9 Jon Lester P

Lester makes his ninth start this season and his fourth on the road … has reached the sixth inning in all eight of his starts … has fanned 51 batters while walking just 12. Last time out, Lester took a no?hitter into the seventh inning but was dealt the loss last Sunday vs.Pittsburgh … fanned nine Bucs and allowed just four baserunners … surrendered just two hits in a loss for the second time in his career (also, July 6, 2015 vs. St. Louis).

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