Joe Maddon confirmed on Friday that Kyle Hendricks will start Game 2 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night.
Jon Lester will pitch the opener on Saturday at Wrigley Field, followed by Hendricks, who suffered a bruised right forearm in his start against the Giants in the NLDS.
Jake Arrieta will start Game 3 on Tuesday in Los Angeles, and John Lackey will pitch Game 4.
It’s the same rotation the Cubs used in the NLDS.
Kenta Maeda will start Game 1 for the Dodgers, who have not announced the rest of their rotation.