Chicago Cubs: Cubs meet Los Angeles Dodgers for NLCS rematch

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 09: Jose Quintana
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 09: Jose Quintana /
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Game 1 lineups

Hector Rondon has been added to the NLCS roster, Justin Wilson is off. Dodger All-Star Corey Seager has battled a bad back, and will not be on the roster. Pedro Baez is also off. Charlie Culberson and Joc Pederson have been added.

One matchup to watch out for is lefties versus Kershaw. On the regular season, Kershaw’s OPS was 164 points higher against southpaws than versus righties.

The rest of the starters

The Cubs have named Jon Lester the official starter for Game 2. Order TBD for rest of series.

Next: Chicago Cubs bullpen will decide NLCS showdown with the Dodgers

What’s next

Chicago and Los Angeles meet for Game 2 of the NLCS Sunday evening at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. For manager Dave Roberts, Rich Hill (0-0, 4.50 ERA) takes the ball. Jon Lester (0-0, 1.86 ERA) will make the start for Chicago.

First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 pm C.T. and can be seen on TBS and heard on 670 The Score.