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Cubs Vs. Astros Lineups: Reed Johnson, Joe Mather In Lineup Against Lefty

With lefty SP J.A. Happ starting on the mound for the Houston Astros (19-23), the Chicago Cubs (15-27) will send their anti-lefty lineup out. With lefty 1B Bryan LaHair on the bench, the Cubs will start righties CF Reed Johnson, 3B Joe Mather and 1B Jeff Baker.

In his career, Happ has struggled against right-handed batters. Against right-handed batters, Happ sports an unimpressive 4.80 Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP), but against lefties he has a solid 3.58 FIP.

Here is a look at the full lineups courtesy of ESPN's Doug Padilla:

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