NLDS Game Thread: Cubs vs Nationals, Diamondbacks vs Dodgers

Game 1
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals, 7:30 p.m. ET, TBS
RHP Kyle Hendricks (7-5, 3.03 ERA) vs RHP Stephen Strasburg (15-4, 2.52 ERA)

The Nationals won the season series over the Cubs by taking four of the seven games they played this year. Nationals top prospect Victor Robles is a mild surprise to be on the NLDS roster. Right-handed reliever Hector Rondon has been left off the Cubs’ roster. The Cubs finished the season on a high note going 15-5 in their last 20 games.

Game 1
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers, 10:30 p.m. ET, TBS
RHP Taijuan Walker (9-9, 3.49) vs LHP Clayton Kershaw (18-4, 2.31)

The Diamondbacks went 11-8 against the division champion Dodgers this year including the last six matchups. Though two of the games the Dodgers won were starts by Kershaw who allowed only one run in 15.1 innings against Arizona in 2017. The Dodgers went just 13-17 in their last 30 regular season games.



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