The Cubs dropped yesterday’s opener against Gerrit Cole and the Pirates, and today they’ll try again against Tyler Glasnow.
Here’s the lineup that’ll face him:
- Kyle Schwarber, LF
- Kris Bryant, 3B
- Anthony Rizzo, 1B
- Ben Zobrist, RF
- Addison Russell, SS
- Jason Heyward, CF
- Willson Contreras, C
- Jake Arrieta, P
- Javy Baez, 2B
A different pitcher and catcher combo for the Cubs today, but otherwise, this is the same lineup as yesterday. Interesting, no? Jason Heyward is seeing a ton of time in center field here in the early going.
Glasnow doesn’t have any kind of big league split, and he also doesn’t have many big league innings, so I don’t know that there’s too much of that factoring into the lineup. It appears to be more about just getting the ideal combination of bats and gloves out there.
As usual, we’ll have your full Pre-Gamin’ closer to the 1:20pm CT game time.