Nationals at Cubs: Game 4 NLDS, Arrieta versus Strasburg


UPDATE: The Nationals will start Stephen Strausburg in Game 4. Cubs add Jason Heyward to lineup. Tanner Roark will pitch out of the bullpen. 

Rain delayed Game 4 of the NLDS between the Nationals and Cubs. Now the Cubs will look to punch their ticket to the NLCS with a win with Jake Arrieta on the mound on Wednesday while the Nationals are hoping that Stephen Strausburg them to reach a winner take all Game 5.

The game between the Cubs and Nationals will air on TBS with the tentative start time listed as 4:08 pm ET.

Since they have yet to be annouced here are the lineups for Game 4 from Tuesday, given the same pitchers are on the mound changes will likely be minor.

Visiting Nationals

  1. Trea Turner, SS
  2. Jayson Werth, LF
  3. Bryce Harper, RF
  4. Ryan Zimmerman, 1B
  5. Daniel Murphy, 2B
  6. Anthony Rendon, 3B
  7. Matt Wieters, C
  8. Michael Taylor, CF
  9. Stephen Strausburg, RHP

Home Cubs

  1. Jon Jay, CF
  2. Kris Bryant, 3B
  3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  4. Willson Contreras, C
  5. Ben Zobrist, LF
  6. Addison Russell, SS
  7. Jason Heyward, RF
  8. Javier Baez, 2B
  9. Jake Arrieta, RHP

One thing that did chance was the availability of Max Scherzer who can be used out of the bullpen by Dusty Baker. The Nationals ace will figure to be available for two innings at the most. Tanner Roark will be available out of the pen as well for the Nationals.

John Bman
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