After homer, Olt sits in home opener

April, 4, 2014
4/04/14
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Rogers By Jesse Rogers
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- Coming off his first career home run on Thursday in Pittsburgh, Chicago Cubs third baseman Mike Olt will have to wait at least a day to make his Wrigley Field debut.

Luis Valbuena will start at third base against the Philadelphia Phillies in Friday's home opener and bat fifth in a lineup that also features hot-hitting Emilio Bonifacio leading off for the fourth straight game. Here’s the rest of the lineup which will face righty Roberto Hernandez:

1. Bonifacio, CF
2. Starlin Castro, SS
3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
4. Nate Schierholtz, RF
5. Valbuena, 3B
6. Welington Castillo, C
7. Ryan Sweeney, LF
8. Darwin Barney, 2B
9. Travis Wood, P

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Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000.

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Starlin Castro
BA HR RBI R
.292 14 65 58
OTHER LEADERS
HRA. Rizzo 32
RBIA. Rizzo 78
RA. Rizzo 89
OPSA. Rizzo .913
WJ. Arrieta 10
ERAT. Wood 5.03
SOJ. Arrieta 167