Matt Joyce in the lineup vs Arrieta

Cubs (18-6) @ Pirates (15-11)

Outfielder Matt Joyce batting .387 with 3 home runs, 10 RBIs this season, is in the lineup tonight in place of Starling Marte and will bat cleanup. Gregory Polanco will slide over to left field, with Joyce playing right.

Joyce is a career .500 hitter (7-14) vs Cubs starter Jake Arrieta with a HR, 4 RBIs and 2 doubles.

Pirates Lineup
1. John Jaso, 1B
2. Andrew McCutchen, CF
3. David Freese, 3B
4. Matt Joyce, RF
5. Francisco Cervelli, C
6. Gregory Polanco, LF
7. Sean Rodriguez, 2B
8. Jordy Mercer, SS
9. John Niese, P

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