Cubs reveal lineup for Game 1 vs. Mets

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NEW YORK — The Chicago Cubs have revealed their lineup for Saturday’s NLCS Game 1.

The Cubs are in New York to face the Mets, who won their series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games.

Chicago will send out Jon Lester to start opposite the Mets’ Matt Harvey.

Shortstop Addison Russell is out for the entire series with a hamstring injury.

Here is the starting nine for the Cubs:

1. Dexter Fowler – CF
2. Kyle Schwarber – LF
3. Kris Bryant – 3B
4. Anthony Rizzo – 1B
5. Starlin Castro – 2B
6. Jorge Soler – RF
7. Javier Baez – SS
8. David Ross – C
9. Jon Lester – P

First pitch is set for 7:07 central.



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