Lance Lynn named NLCS Game 4 starter for Cardinals

Elsa

Lynn, who got the win in relief in Game 1, is scheduled to face off with Ricky Nolasco on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

The Cardinals named Lance Lynn the starter for Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, to be held Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Manager Mike Matheny made the announcement during Saturday's media session at Busch Stadium.

Lynn pitched two scoreless innings of relief in Friday's Game 1, holding the Dodgers at bay in the 12th and 13th innings to earn the victory.

The other Game 4 option for the Cardinals would have been Shelby Miller, who warmed up earlier in Game 1 and will be available in relief again in Game 2.

"Last night we just had to watch and see how things progressed. The intent was to try to get Lance a couple of innings to be similar to what his side day would be," Matheny said. "Then we'd have Shelby ready to go as long as we needed to go. Shelby did get hot, but still should be available to pitch again today."

Lynn was 15-10 with a 3.97 ERA in 33 starts during the regular season, with 198 strikeouts and 76 walks in 201⅔ innings. But he struggled in the NLDS, allowing five runs and 11 baserunners in 4 ... innings in a Game 2 loss against the Pirates.

Ricky Nolasco is scheduled to start Game 4 for the Dodgers. Hyun-jin Ryu starts in Monday's Game 3, also at Dodger Stadium.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join True Blue LA

You must be a member of True Blue LA to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at True Blue LA. You should read them.

Join True Blue LA

You must be a member of True Blue LA to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at True Blue LA. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker