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The Astros will send right-hander Lucas Harrell out to pitch on Monday night for Game 1 of a three-game set with the Chicago Cubs.
After going 13-14 in the month of September, the Houston Astros will have a chance to ease a bit of their frustration with a three-game series against the Cubs set to begin on Monday night.
The Astros, who have already lost a club record 106 games this season, will use righty Lucas Harrell in Game 1. The 27-year-old Harrell leads the team with 10 victories and a 3.88 earned-run average over 31 starts, but has yet to post a scoreless outing in the second-half of the season. He will take on struggling Cubs right-hander Jason Berken, who sports a 6.00 ERA and an inordinately-high 2.07 WHIP this season.
Here are Monday's starting lineups for both teams: