Pirates Vs. Cubs Lineups: Andrew McCutchen Back In Action

The Pittsburgh Pirates start a three-game set with the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Lineups for the game are out, and the Pirates have Andrew McCutchen back after giving him a day off on Sunday. The MVP candidate brings his Major League-leading .368 batting average into the game. He has six hits in 18 at-bats against Chicago this year with one home run.

This is what the Pittsburgh lineup looks like to start the game:

Starling Marte LF
Alex Presley RF
Andrew McCutchen CF
Garrett Jones 1B
Neil Walker 2B
Pedro Alvarez 3B
Michael McKenry C
Clint Barmes SS
Erik Bedard P

The Cubs will counter with the following lineup:

Reed Johnson CF
Starlin Castro SS
Anthony Rizzo 1B
Alfonso Soriano LF
Jeff Baker RF
Geovany Soto C
Darwin Barney 2B
Joe Mather 3B
Justin Germano P

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