CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs will try to become the third team to advance to the final stage of Major League Baseball's pre-World Series playoffs.
If the Cubs defeat the visiting Washington Nationals in a game set for this afternoon at Wrigley Field, they'll move on to the National League Championship Series.
The Cubs are baseball's defending champions, and lead the best-of-five divisional series 2 games to 1.
Right-hander Jake Arrieta is scheduled to pitch for Chicago and righty Tanner Roark is set to pitch for Washington. The Cubs revealed the rest of the lineup:
Game 4 is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m.
Rain is in the forecast for Tuesday afternoon and evening which may affect the game. If the game is delayed, then it may be rescheduled for Wednesday.