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Baez To Bat 2nd, Play 2nd In Cubs Debut

Javier Baez.  (CHristian Petersen/Getty Images)

Javier Baez. (CHristian Petersen/Getty Images)

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(CBS) Now this is top of the order that Cubs fans have been waiting for years to watch.

Phenom Javier Baez will make his major league debut tonight at Colorado, where he’ll bat second and play second base for Chicago. Those around him? Fellow rookie Arismendy Alcantara will lead off and play center field, while first baseman Anthony Rizzo will bat third and shortstop Starlin Castro will hit cleanup.

Here’s the entire lineup:

1. Alcantara CF
2. Baez 2B
3. Rizzo 1B
4. Castro SS
5. Ruggiano RF
6. Valbuena 3B
7. Castillo C
8. Lake LF
9. Wood P