(670 The Score) In a spring training storyline that presented only a bit of suspense, the Cubs revealed their starting rotation order for the new season Wednesday.
Ace left-hander Jon Lester will be followed in order by right-hander Kyle Hendricks, right-hander Yu Darvish, left-hander Jose Quintana and right-hander Tyler Chatwood. On Tuesday, the Cubs had announced Lester will start on Opening Day against the Marlins on March 29.READ MORE: Woman Found Safe In Peoria After Being Kidnapped In Peru, Illinois; Suspect Bobby A. Cross Remains At Large
Beyond him, the main question was where Darvish would fall in the rotation. He’ll open the season as the No. 3 starter after signing a six-year, $126-million deal in the second week of February.READ MORE: USPS Offers Help Hotlines To Improve Delivery Service
As expected, the Cubs split up the two lefties in their rotation in Lester and Quintana.MORE NEWS: 'Heartbreaking': Family, Friends On Englewood Mass Shooting With 4 Dead, 4 Injured
Lester was 13-8 with a 4.33 ERA and 1.32 WHIP last season. Hendricks was 7-5 with a 3.03 ERA and 1.119 WHIP, while Darvish was 10-12 with a 3.86 ERA and 1.16 WHIP. Quintana was 11-11 with a 4.15 ERA and 1.22 WHIP. Chatwood was 8-15 with a 4.69 ERA and 1.44 WHIP.