Anthony Rizzo returns to Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals; Ben Zobrist in leadoff spot

Anthony Rizzo will bat third Tuesday night in his return to the Cubs lineup against the Cardinals at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs were 4-4 while Rizzo was on the disabled list with tightness in his lower back. Ben Zobrist, who picked up the slack while Rizzo was out, will bat leadoff against Adam Wainwright.

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Wainwright is 14-9 lifetime against the Cubs, including 10-2 with a 3.79 ERA at Wrigley. His 14 wins against the Cubs is tops among active pitchers.

Addison Russell, who is 6-for-15 lifetime against Wainwright, will bat seventh — behind Javier Baez, who is 1-for-11 against Wainwright.

Tyler Chatwood, who hasn’t pitched since April 10, will start for the Cubs.

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Here’s the Cubs lineup:

Zobrist RF

Bryant 3B

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Rizzo 1B

Contreras C

Schwarber LF

Baez 2B

Russell SS

Heyward CF

Chatwood P

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