Cardinals Vs. Cubs Lineups: Chicago Staggers Lefties Against Lance Lynn

The Chicago Cubs are still busy trying to deal Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza and any other veteran player that could possibly bring a solid pitching prospect in return, but they've also got a series against the St. Louis Cardinals to worry about as well. On Friday, Travis Wood takes the mound for the Cubs opposite St. Louis starter Lance Lynn. Chicago has staggered their left-handed hitters against Lynn (a lefty) by batting David DeJesus leadoff, Anthony Rizzo third, Bryan LaHair fifth and Luis Valbuena eighth.

Here is a complete look at the lineups for both teams:

Cubs Cardinals
1. David DeJesus (L) CF 1. Rafael Furcal (S) SS
2. Starlin Castro (R) SS 2. Jon Jay (L) CF
3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 3. Matt Holliday (R) LF
4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF 4. Allen Craig (R) RF
5. Bryan LaHair (L) RF 5. Lance Berkman (S) 1B
6. Geovany Soto (R) C 6. Yadier Molina (R) C
7. Darwin Barney (R) 2B 7. Matt Carpenter (L) 3B
8. Luis Valbuena (L) 3B 8. Daniel Descalso (L) 2B
9. Travis Wood (R) P 9. Lance Lynn (R) P

Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Ill.

Game Date & Time: Friday, July 27, 1:20 p.m. CT

TV: CSN-Chicago

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