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Johnson replaces Byrd in Cubs' lineup

Reed Johnson will start Thursday in the Chicago Cubs' series finale against Milwaukee at Wrigley Field, with manager Dale Sveum sitting the slumping Marlon Byrd.

Byrd has only one hit in 21 at-bats this season and none in his last 19.

The Cubs' lineup against Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke:

DeJesus, rf

Barney, 2b

Castro, ss

Soriano, lf

Stewart, 3b

LaHair, 1b

Clevenger, c

Johnson, cf

Garza, p

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