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NL Wild Card Game Open Thread: Rockies vs. Cubs, 8:08 p.m.

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Jon Lester and the Cubs take on Kyle Freeland and the Rockies in the 2018 National League Wild Card Game.

Washington Nationals v Colorado Rockies Photo by Joe Mahoney/Getty Images

Colorado Rockies (91-72) at Chicago Cubs (95-68)

Time/Place: 8:08 p.m., Wrigley Field
SB Nation sites: Purple Row and Bleed Cubbie Blue
Media: ESPN, WatchESPN
Pitching Matchup: LHP Kyle Freeland (17-7, 2.85 ERA) vs. LHP Jon Lester (18-6, 3.32 ERA)

NL Wild Card Pitching Matchup

Pitcher IP K% BB% FIP fWAR
Pitcher IP K% BB% FIP fWAR
Freeland 202.1 20.5 8.3 3.67 4.2
Lester 181.2 19.6 8.4 4.39 1.6

NL Wild Card Game Lineups

Charlie Blackmon - CF Ben Zobrist - RF
DJ LeMahieu - 2B Kris Bryant - LF
Nolan Arenado - 3B Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Trevor Story - SS Javier Baez - SS
Matt Holliday - LF Albert Almora - CF
Ian Desmond - 1B Daniel Murphy - 2B
David Dahl - RF Willson Contreras - C
Chris Iannetta - C David Bote - 3B
Kyle Freeland - LHP Jon Lester - LHP