Zack Greinke to start Game 1 of NLCS on Sunday against Cardinals

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With Yovani Gallardo unavailable after starting Game 5 of the NLDS against the Diamondbacks yesterday, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke has confirmed that Zack Greinke will start Game 1 of the NLCS tomorrow against the Cardinals.

Greinke allowed four runs on eight hits (including three home runs) over five innings in Game 2 of the NLDS. He was warming up during last night’s game and would have pitched the 11th inning if it wasn’t for Nyjer Morgan’s walkoff single in the bottom of the 10th inning.

The Cardinals haven’t confirmed their rotation yet, but left-hander Jaime Garcia is expected to oppose Greinke tomorrow.

Gallardo won’t be available until Game 3 of the series next Wednesday, which means either Shaun Marcum or Randy Wolf will start Game 2 on Monday.