Chicago Cubs Lineup: Contreras at 1st in Miami Tonight

Willson Contreras is starting at first base tonight for the Chicago Cubs (47-22). He was originally signed as an infielder in 2009, capable of playing multiple infield positions, before being converted to a catcher.

He’a starting in place of Anthony Rizzo who’s being held out for precautionary reasons with a tight back.

Jon Lester (9-3, 2.06 ERA) will take the hill looking to put a stop to the Cubs three game losing streak.

Thursday 6/23 6:10pm
Jon Lester (L)
@ Marlins – Wei-Yin Chen (L)
1. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B
2. Jason Heyward (L) RF
3. Kris Bryant (R) LF
4. Willson Contreras (R) 1B
5. Javier Baez (R) 3B
6. Addison Russell (R) SS
7. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF
8. David Ross (R) C
9. Jon Lester (L) P


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