Nico Hoerner gets the Opening Day start (Jake Roth - USA Today Sports)
Nico Hoerner gets the Opening Day start (Jake Roth - USA Today Sports)

Chicago Cubs lineup vs. Brewers: Nico Hoerner to start, Ian Happ in CF


by - Senior Editor -

It's finally Opening Day for the Chicago Cubs!

When and Where: The Cubs (0-0) will take on the rival Milwaukee Brewers (0-0) on Friday at 6:10 p.m. CT at Wrigley Field.

Television information: The game will be on the Marquee Sports Network, ESPN, and Fox Sports Wisconsin

Chicago Cubs lineup:

1. Kris Bryant 3B

2. Anthony Rizzo 1B

3. Javier Baez SS

4. Kyle Schwarber LF

5. Willson Contreras C

6. Jason Heyward RF

7. Victor Caratini DH

8. Nico Hoerner 2B

9. Ian Happ CF

The Cubs will have Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound against righty Brandon Woodruff (0-0, 0.00 ERA).

Hendricks is 32-18 with a 2.61 ERA in 81 career games at Wrigley Field.

Milwaukee Brewers lineup:

1. Eric Sogard 3B

2. Christian Yelich LF

3. Keston 2B

4. Justin Smoak 1B

5. Ryan Braun DH

6. Avisail Garcia Rf

7. Omar Narvaez C

8. Lorenzo Cain CF

9. Orlando Arcia SS

Pregame tidbits:

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