Lineups Are Set For Tonight’s Cubs/Cardinals NLDS Game 1

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As we move ever closer to tonight’s historic Game 1 of the NLDS between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, we now know the starting lineups for both teams. Let’s have a look at the visiting Chicago Cubs and how they’ve fared in their careers against Cardinals starter John Lackey.

CF  Dexter Fowler  2-7, 1 BB, 1K

LF  Kyle Schwarber  has not faced John Lackey

3B  Kris Bryant  2-9, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K

1B  Anthony Rizzo  1-12, 1 BB, 2 K

2B  Starlin Castro  3-12, 1 RBI, 2 K

RF  Chris Coghlan  8-17, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K

SS  Addison Russell  2-7  1 BB, 2 K

C    David Ross  has not faced John Lackey

P    Jon Lester (11-12, 3.34 ERA, 207 K)

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Here’s how the Cardinals will look to attack Jon Lester tonight.

3B  Matt Carpenter  4-14, 1 RBI, 2 BB, 4 K

1B  Stephen Piscotty  1-4, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 1 K

LF  Matt Holliday  5-9, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K

CF  Jason Heyward  10-24, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 4 K

SS  Jhonny Peralta  10-40, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 5 BB, 12 K

RF  Randal Grichuk  0-6, 5 K

C    Yadier Molina  3-13, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 1 K

2B  Kolten Wong  1-7, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K

P    John Lackey (13-10, 2.77 ERA, 175 K)

 

Fan Graphs: Probability of winning.
Fan Graphs: Probability of winning.

Game 1 starts tonight from Busch Stadium at 5:45 Central on TBS.