Heyward out of lineup against Pirates

by - Senior Editor -

The Chicago Cubs, fresh off a rain-shortened 3-1 homestand against the Brewers (2-0) and Braves (1-1), tonight begin a three-game series against the Pirates in Pittsburgh … following this series, the Cubs return home for a

10-game homestand against the Washington Nationals (4 games, starting Thursday), San Diego Padres (3 games, starting next Monday) and the Pirates (3 games, beginning May 13).

Starting Lineup on Monday

1. Dexter Fowler CF

2. Tommy La Stella 3B

3. Kris Bryant LF

4. Anthony Rizzo 1B

5. Ben Zobrist 2B

6. Addison Russell SS

7. Matt Szczur RF

8. David Ross C

9. Jason Hammel P

Jason Heyward (.211, 0 HR, 13 RBI) is out of the lineup after going 0-for-17 in his last four games following a five-game stretch in which he batted .500 (10-for-20) with five walks. Heyward has told the Cubs he's been bothered by the wrist since the first week of the season.

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