Chicago Cubs Depth Chart

Hitters
Starting Lineup
1. LF Kyle Schwarber
2. 3B Kris Bryant
3. 1B Anthony Rizzo
4. RF Ben Zobrist
5. SS Addison Russell
6. CF Jason Heyward
7. C Willson Contreras
 
Pitchers
 
Chicago Cubs News
Cubs activate RHP Hendricks for Monday start
Cubs activated RHP Kyle Hendricks from the 10-day disabled list.
Addison Russell out of Monday's lineup
Addison Russell is not in Monday's lineup against the White Sox.
Willson Contreras powers Cubs past Cardinals
Willson Contreras blasted a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning on Sunday, powering the Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the Cardinals.
Rizzo leads Cubs in comeback win over STL
Anthony Rizzo slugged a go-ahead double Saturday in the Cubs’ comeback win over the Cardinals.
Lester masterful in Saturday's no-decision
Jon Lester yielded three hits and two runs over eight sparkling frames Saturday in a no-decision against the Cardinals.
Kris Bryant returns to lineup on Saturday
Kris Bryant (finger) returned to the Cubs' starting lineup on Saturday.
Kris Bryant (finger) could sit all weekend
Kris Bryant (finger) could miss the entire weekend series against the Cardinals.
Kris Bryant (finger) sitting out on Friday
Kris Bryant (finger) is not in the Cubs' lineup Friday.
Bryant diagnosed with a sprained left pinkie
Kris Bryant has been diagnosed with a sprained left pinkie.
Cubs activate John Lackey for Tuesday start
Cubs activated RHP John Lackey from the 10-day disabled list.
Lester dominant over seven, Cubs streaking
Jon Lester fired seven innings of one-run ball Monday in the Cubs' 4-3 victory over the Braves.
Jose Quintana dominates Orioles in Cubs debut
Jose Quintana made quite the first impression in his Cubs' debut on Sunday, racking up 12 strikeouts over seven shutout innings in a victory over the Orioles.
Lackey (foot) on track to return Tuesday
John Lackey (foot) completed a successful bullpen session on Saturday.
Addison Russell clubs go-ahead homer in ninth
Addison Russell clubbed a go-ahead solo homer in the ninth inning on Friday, powering the Cubs to a 9-8 victory over the Orioles.
Cubs acquire White Sox ace Jose Quintana
Cubs acquired LHP Jose Quintana from the White Sox for OF Eloy Jiménez, RHP Dylan Cease, 1B Matt Rose, and INF Bryant Flete.
Hendricks (hand) ready after All-Star break?
Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio suggested Tuesday that Kyle Hendricks (hand) could return to the major league rotation right after the All-Star break.
Jon Lester roughed up in ugly loss Sunday
Jon Lester imploded in Sunday’s loss to the Pirates, yielding 10 runs (four earned) on six hits over 2/3 of an inning.
Bryant homers twice, knocks in four vs. PIT
Kris Bryant went 4-for-5 with two homers and four RBI in Friday’s 6-1 victory over the Pirates.
Kyle Schwarber batting fifth in return Thurs.
Kyle Schwarber is batting fifth in his return to the Cubs' starting lineup Thursday against the Brewers.
Cubs recall Kyle Schwarber from AAA Iowa
Cubs recalled OF Kyle Schwarber from Triple-A Iowa.
John Lackey fighting through plantar faciitis
John Lackey has been battling plantar faciitis in his right foot.
Rizzo walks twice, drives in two versus Rays
Anthony Rizzo finished 2-for-3 with two walks and two RBI in the Cubs' 7-3 victory over the Rays on Wednesday.
Hendricks (hand) nearing a rehab assignment
Kyle Hendricks (hand) could be ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment early next week.
Kyle Hendricks (hand) throws bullpen session
Kyle Hendricks (hand) threw a bullpen session Tuesday for the first time since landing on the disabled list.
Ian Happ socks pair of homers against Reds
Ian Happ went 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBI in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Reds.
Arrieta surrenders just one hit over 7 IP
Jake Arrieta was magnificent in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Reds, firing off seven shutout frames while allowing just one hit.
Heyward (hand) to begin rehab assignment
Jason Heyward (hand) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Low-A South Bend on Sunday.
Kris Bryant (ankle) returns to Cubs lineup
Kris Bryant (ankle) has returned to the Cubs' lineup for Saturday afternoon's contest against the Reds.
Cubs not ruling out DL stint for Kris Bryant
According to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, Kris Bryant (ankle) is expected to be sidelined "at least through the weekend."
Jay seals Cubs comeback with clutch double
Jon Jay put the Cubs on his back with a go-ahead double Thursday in Chicago's thrilling comeback win over the Nationals.
Kris Bryant (ankle) expects to avoid the DL
Kris Bryant (ankle) is optimistic that he will be able to avoid the disabled list.
Addison Russell (shoulder) in lineup Thursday
Addison Russell (shoulder) is in the Cubs' starting lineup on Thursday against the Nationals.
Addison Russell (shoulder) may return Thurs.
Addison Russell (shoulder) could return to the Cubs' starting lineup Thursday.
Lackey bombed for eight runs in 5 1/3 vs Nats
John Lackey was shelled for eight runs in 5 1/3 innings and took a loss to the Nationals on Wednesday.
Kris Bryant has mild-to-moderate ankle sprain
Kris Bryant left Wednesday's game against the Nationals due to what the Cubs are terming a "mild-to-moderate" right ankle sprain.
Toronto interested in catcher Miguel Montero
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Blue Jays are among the teams with interest in Miguel Montero.
Cubs DFA catcher Miguel Montero after rant
Cubs designated C Miguel Montero for assignment.
Contreras hitting leadoff for Cubs on Monday
Willson Contreras will hit leadoff Monday against the Nationals.
Addison Russell exits game with sore shoulder
Addison Russell departed Sunday's game versus the Marlins with right shoulder discomfort.
Jason Heyward (hand) to hit of tee Sunday
Jason Heyward (hand) will hit off a tee Sunday.
Kyle Hendricks (hand) played catch Saturday
Kyle Hendricks (hand) played catch Saturday with no issues.