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Astros Vs. Cubs, Game 2 Lineups: Jordan Schafer Returns, But Hits Eighth

Jordan Schafer is back in the Houston Astros lineup Tuesday night, just three days after a left leg muscle strain pulled him from a game, but the left handed hitting Schafer will bat at the bottom of the order against lefty Travis Wood. With Jd Lowrie, a switch hitter, the 1-7 batters for Houston will all bat right against Chicago:

Houston:

1. Jose Altuve (R) 2B

2. Jed Lowrie (S) SS

3. Justin Maxwell (R) RF

4. Carlos Lee (R) 1B

5. J.D. Martinez (R) LF

6. Chris Johnson (R) 3B

7. Chris Snyder (R) C

8. Jordan Schafer (L) CF

9. J.A. Happ (L) P

Chicago:

1. David DeJesus (L) RF

2. Reed Johnson (R) CF

3. Starlin Castro (R) SS

4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF

5. Joe Mather (R) 3B

6. Jeff Baker (R) 1B

7. Darwin Barney (R) 2B

8. Blake Lalli (L) C

9. Travis Wood (R) P

For a more in-depth look at the Houston Astros, check out The Crawfish Boxes and SB Nation Houston. Head over to Bleed Cubbie Blue for more news and note on the Cubs.

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