Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Zobrist back
|Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:15 PM- -|
The Chicago Cubs (19-19) will play against the Cincinnati Reds (19-19) at 7:05 p.m. CDT on Wednesday night televised on WGN-TV.
Kyle Hendricks will take the mound for the defending World Champions as the Cubs try to get on a hot streak during the current ten game homestand. Ben Zobrist is back in the lineup after missing several games with a back issue. Cubs rookie Ian Happ will be in center field again with only seven career minor league starts there at the crucial defensive position.
The Cubs are currently in third place (2.5 games back) in the National League Central behind the Cardinals and Brewers.
Cubs batting lineup vs. Reds
1. Kyle Schwarber LF
2. Kris Bryant 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo 1B
4. Ian Happ CF
5. Ben Zobrist 2B
6. Addison Russell SS
7. Miguel Montero C
8. Kyle Hendricks P
9. Jon Jay RF