Hendricks to start Game 2 of NLCS

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.

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, checks on starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks (28) after Hendricks was hit by a ball on his arm in the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Kenta Maeda will start Game 1 for the Dodgers, who have not announced the rest of their rotation.