Both the Cubs and Giants can feel good about the starter they have on the mound tonight.
Cubs starter Jake Arrieta is 4-2 with a 1.82 ERA in his career against San Francisco. Perhaps more importantly, he’s 2-0 with a 0.69 ERA in his last two starts at AT&T Park.
Denard Span, Brandon Belt and Buster Posey have struggled against Arrieta, posting a combined .111 average against him.
Bumgarner, meanwhile, is 8-3 with a 2.09 ERA in 13 career postseason starts. His last outing was a four-hit shutout of the Mets in the NL Wild Card game.
Here’s the details:
Jake Arrieta (18-8, 3.10) is on the hill for the Cubs, and Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 2.74) will take the mound for the Giants.
1. Dexter Fowler, CF; 2. Kris Bryant, 3B; 3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B; 4. Jorge Soler, LF; 5. Ben Zobrist, RF; 6. Addison Russell, SS; 7. Javier Baez, 2B; 8. Miguel Montero, C; 9. Jake Arrieta, P
1. Denard Span, CF; 2. Brandon Belt, 1B; 3. Buster Posey, C; 4. Hunter Pence, RF; 5. Angel Pagan, LF; 6. Brandon Crawford, SS; 7. Joe Panik, 2B; 8. Conor Gillaspie, 3B; 9. Madison Bumgarner, P
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