With Sunday's New York loss and Philadelphia win, the Mets are out, the Phils are in and the Wild Card-winner--either the Rockies or Padres--will hook up with the Phillies. That leaves the Cubs to meet Arizona beginning Wednesday.

Per cubs.com, Carlos Zambrano (18-13, 3.95 ERA) will square off against Brandon Webb (18-10, 3.01) in Game 1; Ted Lilly (15-8, 3.86) will start for the Cubs in Game 2 on Thursday. According to this story in the Arizona Republic, Lilly will go against Doug Davis (13-12, 4.25). Game 3, which would take place at Wrigley Field next Saturday, will match Rich Hill (11-8, 3.92) and Livan Hernandez (11-11, 4.93). The Republic says rookie Micah Owings (8-8, 4.30) would start a possible Game 4 for the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

The Cubs have said they would either bring Zambrano back on short rest for Game 4 or go to Jason Marquis. Today's game in Cincinnati, however, makes the idea of starting Marquis look downright reckless.


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