Gio González will oppose Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of NLCS

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The Brewers have set up the starting rotation for the NLCS against the Dodgers. The Dodgers have only announced the Game 1 starter. Gio González will square off against Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 on Friday at Miller Park. The Brewers announced that Wade Miley will start Game 2 and Jhoulys Chacín will start Game 3.

Kershaw, 30, started Game 2 of the NLDS for the Dodgers against the Braves, which lined him up for a potential Game 5. He tossed eight scoreless innings, limiting the Braves to two hits with no walks and three strikeouts on 85 pitches.

González, 33, hasn’t pitched yet this postseason. During the regular season, he compiled a 4.57 ERA in 27 starts with the Nationals, but was excellent in five starts for the Brewers down the stretch. He made five starts with a 3-0 record and a 2.13 ERA across 25 1/3 innings.

Game 1 will be broadcast on FS1 and is slated for an 8:09 PM ET start.