#Cubs and Lackey face Nats
John Lackey starts Tuesday night for the Cubs in Game 2 of their three-game series against the Nationals in Washington D.C. Since the calendar turned to May, Lackey has gone 4-1 with a 1.59 ERA (10 earned runs over 56 2/3 innings pitched) in eight starts. That’s the third-lowest ERA in all of baseball behind only Madison Bumgarner (0.96 ERA) and Clayton Kershaw (0.99 ERA). Tuesday will be Lackey’s 400th career start.
First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. CT. Here’s the lineup: