Game 6 of The World Series is tonight (7:08pm CDT) in Cleveland. Jake Arrieta makes the start and will take on RHP Josh Tomlin. Willson Contreras is catching Arrieta with the Cubs trailing 3-2 in The Series.
Kyle Schwarber returns to the starting lineup with Game 6 in an American League park. Jason Heyward and Javier Baez are starting as Joe Maddon sticks with defense on the right side with all of the lefties Terry Francona will have in his lineup.
The Cubs outfield will be Ben Zobrist (LF), Dexter Fowler (CF) and Heyward (RF) to start Game 6.
Cubs batting order: Dexter Fowler CF, Kyle Schwarber DH, Kris Bryant 3B, Anthony Rizzo 1B, Ben Zobrist LF, Addison Russell SS, Willson Contreras C, Jason Heyward RF, Javier Baez 2B
Joe Maddon is using a balanced lineup as the Cubs look to change their approach against Josh Tomlin. During the season, left-handers hit .229/.247/.438 with a .685 OPS against Tomlin and right-handers batted .299/.323/.522 with a .845.
The Cubs will begin the game with David Ross, Miguel Montero, Chris Coghlan, Albert Almora Jr. and Jorge Soler on the bench. Other than Kyle Hendricks, every pitcher on the active roster will be available tonight as the Cubs look to force a Game 7.