With the Chicago Cubs (13-18) taking on the lefty SP Randy Wolf of the Milwaukee Brewers (13-18), Cubs manager Dale Sveum has elected to employ an unusual lineup, starting righty Jeff Baker in right field (over LHB David DeJesus) and batting righty CF Reed Johnson leadoff (over LHB Tony Campana).
Interesting, lefty 1B Bryan LaHair -- currently one of the best hitters in the league -- will still hit cleanup despite historically struggling against left-handed pitchers.
Here is a look at the full Cubs lineup:
#Cubs lineup: Johnson cf, Baker rf, Castro ss, LaHair 1b, Soriano lf, Mather 3b, Castillo c, Barney 2b, Garza p— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) May 11, 2012
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