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Chicago Cubs Lineup (5/4/21, Game 2): Pederson Leads Off, Bryant in CF, Thompson Gets First Start

Joc Pederson is leading off in left against his old team in his return from the IL, followed by NL Player of the Week Kris Bryant in center, and Anthony Rizzo at first. David Bote is at third base, Jason Heyward is in right, Ildemaro Vargas is at second, Eric Sogard is at short, and Tony Wolters is catching.

Keegan Thompson threw an inning Sunday in his MLB debut and was optioned back to Triple-A for a full day before being called back up as part of a flurry of moves Tuesday morning.