Pirates @ Cubs: Williams vs Lester (Game 159)
PIT (80-77): RHP Trevor Williams (14-9, 3.04)
CHC (92-66): LHP Jon Lester (17-6, 3.43)
First pitch: 7:05pmCST
Lester won on the Southside on Saturday (5 IP, 2 ER). After an inconsistent couple of months, he's 3-1 with a 1.90 in September. He's 3-1 with a 3.72 in 5 starts against the Pirates this season. Overall, they are 51-208 (.245) against him. Bell is 5-16 with a HR.
Williams, who's 1-1 with a 1.38 in two games agains the Cubs this season, beat the Brewers his last time out (6 IP, 0 ER). For their careers, these Cubs are 23-95 (.242) against him. Schwarber is 4-12 with 2 HR.
Hendricks faces Wainwright and the Cards tomorrow at 1:20pmCST.