Cubs lineup vs. Dodgers, Heyward starts


by - Senior Editor -
Benny Sieu - USA Today Sports
Benny Sieu - USA Today Sports

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs will battle the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the NLCS at 6:38 p.m. CDT on Sunday night televised on TBS.

Lefty veteran Jon Lester will start for the defending World Champions opposed by lefty Rich Hill.

Lester is 3-3 with 3.29 ERA in 9 career starts against the Dodgers. For the season, Lester has a 13-8 record with 4.33 ERA and 180 strikeouts.

Cubs starters have an impressive 1.99 ERA this postseason while the relievers have a horrid 7.56 ERA.

One of the key things to watch for tonight's game is Cubs hitters in runners in scoring position. They only have one hit in their last 21 at-bats with RISP.

Jason Heyward will replace Kyle Schwarber in the lineup and play his normal right field tonight.

Cubs lineup vs. Dodgers

1. Jon Jay LF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Willson Contreras C

5. Albert Almora Jr. CF

6. Addison Russell SS

7. Jason Heyward RF

8. Javy Baez 2B

9. Jon Lester P

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