After the first ten days of the season we can say the NL West is showing depth beyond the Dodgers and Giants. Whether the D-Backs and Rockies can keep up their good play remains to be seen, but so far the division looks more competitive than anticipated.
Dodgers at Cubs, 5:05PM PT, TV: SPNLA, MLBN (out-of-market only)
Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 2.00 ERA) goes for the Dodgers against John Lackey (1-0, 4.50 ERA) of the Cubs. McCarthy allowed two runs on four hits in six innings last Thursday against the Padres. Lackey went 7-4 with a 2.62 ERA at home last season; this is his first start at Wrigley this year.
The Cubs got their banner Monday; tonight they’ll get their rings.
Late news: Franklin Gutierrez goes on the 10-day DL with a strained left hamstring.
Lineup when available.
Tonight's Dodger lineup at Cubs:
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