MMO Wild Card Thread: Cubs vs. Rockies, 8:08 PM

Colorado Rockies (91-72) vs. Chicago Cubs (95-68)
National League Wild Card … October 2, 2018 … Wrigley Field
LHP Kyle Freeland (17-7, 2.85) vs. LHP Jon Lester (18-6, 3.32)

Well, the regular season is finally done, after the Cubs fell to the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday in Game No. 163.

Chicago will now be hoping they come away with a win to avoid a quick one game postseason exit. We have a battle of the southpaws tonight at Wrigley Field as Rockies’ ace Kyle Freeland will toe the rubber against veteran Jon Lester.

Cubs Lineup

  1. Ben Zobrist (S) RF
  2. Kris Bryant (R) LF
  3.  Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B
  4. Javier Baez (R) SS
  5. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF
  6. Daniel Murphy (L) 2B
  7. Willson Contreras (R) C
  8. David Bote (R) 3B
  9. Jon Lester (L) P

Rockies Lineup

  1. Charlie Blackmon (L) CF
  2. DJ LeMahieu (R) 2B
  3. Nolan Arenado (R) 3B
  4. Trevor Story (R) SS
  5. Matt Holliday (R) LF
  6. Ian Desmond (R) 1B
  7. David Dahl (L) RF
  8. Chris Iannetta (R) C
  9. Kyle Freeland (L) P

To see the times of games through Oct. 7, see the tweet below

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