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Slumping Heyward back in Cubs' lineup for Game 4

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward is getting his first World Series start.

The Chicago Cubs outfielder with the $184 million, eight-year contract was batting seventh and playing right field Saturday night against the Cleveland Indians, who held a 2-1 World Series lead.

Heyward 27, did not start the previous four straight games. He is 2 for 31 (.033) with one RBI in the postseason.

Center fielder Dexter Fowler leads off, followed by third baseman Kris Bryant, first baseman Anthony Rizzo, left fielder Ben Zobrist, catcher Willson Contreras, shortstop Addison Russell, Heyward, second baseman Javier Baez and pitcher John Lackey.

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Cleveland's 1-0 World Series win over the Chicago Cubs was the most-watched Game 3 in 12 years.

Friday night's game drew an 11.0 rating, 20 share and 19.4 million viewers on Fox, the network said Saturday. That was up 39 percent over the 7.9/15 and 13.2 million viewers for the New York Mets' 9-3 blowout of Kansas City in the third game last year and the most for a Game 3 since Boston's 4-1 victory over St. Louis in 2004, which drew a 15.7/24 and 24.4 million viewers on a Friday.

The rating is the percentage of television homes tuned to a telecast and the share is the percentage viewing among those households with televisions on at the time.

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