Rockies Vs. Cubs Lineups: Anthony Rizzo Hits In No. 3 Spot On Friday

The Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies open a three-game weekend series on Friday afternoon, and the Cubs will send Jeff Samardzija (8-11, 4.17 ERA) to the mound while the Rockies will counter with Drew Pomeranz (1-7, 4.87 ERA). Here are the lineups for each team, via Baseball Press:

Rockies Cubs
1. Charlie Blackmon (L) RF 1. Joe Mather (R) RF
2. Jonathan Herrera (S) SS 2. Josh Vitters (R) 3B
3. Jordan Pacheco (R) 1B 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B
4. Carlos Gonzalez (L) LF 4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF
5. Ramon Hernandez (R) C 5. Starlin Castro (R) SS
6. Tyler Colvin (L) CF 6. Welington Castillo (R) C
7. Chris Nelson (R) 3B 7. Brett Jackson (L) CF
8. DJ LeMahieu (R) 2B 8. Darwin Barney (R) 2B
9. Drew Pomeranz (R) P 9. Jeff Samardzija (R) P

Game date/time: Friday, August 24, 1:20 p.m. CT

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

TV: WGN

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