Cubs lineup vs. Indians in World Series Game 1
|Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 3:14 PM- -|
The Cubs announced their lineup for Tuesday night's World Series game one against the Cleveland Indians.
Jon Lester will be the game one starter for the Cubs. He is 19-5 with 2.44 ERA with 197 strikeouts and a 1.02 WHIP this season. In three postseason starts in 21 innings, he gave up only 14 hits, two runs, two walks, and 14 strikeouts going 2-0. He has been a stud in the postseason for the Cubs.
In three World Series starts [Red Sox] in 21 innings, he is 3-0 with a 0.43 ERA giving up only one run.
Lester will be opposed by Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber of the Indians.
Kris Bryant 3B
Ben Zobrist LF
Kyle Schwarber DH
Javier Baez 2B
Chris Coghlan RF