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NL Wild Card Game Thread

Let’s enjoy the Cubs losing tonight as a family

Chicago Cubs v Philadelphia Phillies Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images

Well, at least two fanbases get to be happy tonight.

As the National League playoffs get underway tonight, two team that handled the Phillies pretty well this year clash as the Rockies head to Wrigley Field tonight to try and knock out the Cubs. As I noted in my playoff preview, I am not cheering for either team really. If I had to pick one, I’d say the Rockies because I just don’t like the Cubs.

Here are the lineups:

Today's 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

Prediction: Cubs 6, Rockies 4. Lester throws 5 13 good innings before the bullpen for Chicago finally figures out how to get men out. Joe Maddon will do something stupid, but get bailed out in the end.

See you in comments!