Lineup: Back to the lefties vs. Cards

ST. LOUIS -- It’s back to the mostly lefty lineup for Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria as his team opens a three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

One day after giving infielder Mike Olt and outfielder Junior Lake their first starts of the season against a right-handed pitcher, they’re both on the bench as righty Joe Kelly throws for St. Louis. Kelly was 3-0 against the Cubs last season with a sparkling 1.96 ERA.

Here’s the lineup that includes Emilio Bonifacio, Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo. They’re the only three players to be in the starting lineup for all 10 games this season:

1. Bonifacio, 2B

2. Luis Valbuena, 3B

3. Rizzo, 1B

4. Nate Schierholtz, RF

5. Ryan Sweeney, CF

6. Castro, SS

7. Ryan Kalish, LF

8. Welington Castillo, C

9. Jeff Samardzija, P