Cubs Vs. Pirates Lineups: Reed Johnson Leading Off, Starting In CF

The Chicago Cubs open a series in Pittsburgh on Monday night looking to put a rough weekend behind them. Jeff Samardzija will be on the mound as Chicago tries to end a three-game losing streak.

Chicago:

1. Reed Johnson (R) CF
2. Starlin Castro (R) SS
3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B
4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF
5. Jeff Baker (R) RF
6. Geovany Soto (R) C
7. Joe Mather (R) 3B
8. Darwin Barney (R) 2B
9. Jeff Samardzija (R) P

Related: Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Preview, Monday 7/23, 6:05 CT

Pittsburgh:

1. Alex Presley (L) LF
2. Neil Walker (S) 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Garrett Jones (L) RF
5. Casey McGehee (R) 1B
6. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B
7. Rod Barajas (R) C
8. Clint Barmes (R) SS
9. Erik Bedard (L) P

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more coverage of this series, visit Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue and Pittsburgh Pirates blog Bucs Dugout. And for additional baseball coverage, check out Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

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