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Cubs Vs. Mets Lineups: Cubs Lean On Righties Against Jon Niese

With New York Mets lefty Jon Niese on the hill on Sunday, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum has loaded his lineup with righties. Reed Johnson gets the start in centerfield today in place of David De Jesus and Jeff Baker will be in right field instead of Bryan LaHair. Geovany Soto also gets the start as the Cubs go into the All-Star break.

Here are today's lineups for both the Cubs and Mets:

Chicago Cubs

  1. Reed Johnson, CF
  2. Starlin Castro, SS
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Alfonso Soriano, LF
  5. Jeff Baker, RF
  6. Geovany Soto, C
  7. Darwin Barney, 2B
  8. Luis Valbuena, 3B
  9. Ryan Dempster, P

New York Mets

  1. Ruben Tejada, SS
  2. Daniel Murphy, 2B
  3. David Wright, 3B
  4. Ike Davis, 1B
  5. Lucas Duda, RF
  6. Scott Hariston, LF
  7. Jordany Valdespin, CF
  8. Josh Thole, C
  9. Jon Niese, P

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