Cubs Lineup: 4/23/15

Bryant_Kris_Horiz.JPGKris Bryant will make his first career start in center field Thursday.

Cubs at Pirates – PNC Park

First Pitch: 11:35 A.M. CST
Cubs Starter: Kyle Hendricks, RHP
Pirates Starter: Jeff Locke, LHP
TV: CSN Chicago, MLB Network; Radio: WBBM 780 AM
1. Chris Denorfia, LF
2. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
3. Jorge Soler, RF
4. Kris Bryant, CF
5. Starlin Castro, SS
6. Welington Castillo, C
7. Addison Russell, 2B
8. Kyle Hendricks, P
9. Jonathan Herrera, 3B


It is hard to fathom these lineups. Castro is your hottest hitter and should be hitting third. I really don;’t see Bryant as a viable centerr fielder. his speed is only average. It seems the Joe is going to play everyone everywhere and make his lineup by a drawing from a hat.

Bryant won’t stay in Center long term. They are just doing this out of necessity since they have handicapped their bench with 13 pitchers and 3 catchers. I would bat Castillo 2nd in front of Soler, Bryant, and Rizzo. Soler is a prototypical #3 batter. He needs to stay there…

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