Cubs lineup vs Nationals in NLDS, Zobrist to leadoff

Cubs lineup vs Nationals in NLDS, Zobrist to leadoff

by - Senior Editor -

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs (92-70) will battle the Washington Nationals in game one of the NLDS at 6:31 p.m. CDT on Friday night televised on TBS

Kyle Hendricks will start for the defending World Champions opposed by righty Stephen Strasburg.

In 2017, Hendricks has a 7-5 record with a 3.03 ERA and 123 strikeouts. This is Hendricks' first postseason start since Game 7 of the 2016 World Series.

Ben Zobrist will get to leadoff for tonight's game and Kyle Schwarber will be starting in left field while Jon Jay will be coming off the bench.

Cubs lineup vs. Nationals

1. Ben Zobrist RF

2. Kris Bryant 3B

3. Anthony Rizzo 1B

4. Willson Contreras C

5. Kyle Schwarber LF

6. Addison Russell SS

7. Jason Heyward CF

8. Javy Baez 2B

9. Kyle Hendricks P

Nationals lineup vs. Cubs

Turner SS, Harper RF, Rendon 3B, Murphy 2B, Zimmerman 1B, Werth LF, Wieters C, Taylor CF, Strasburg P

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