The first London Series, between the Red Sox and Yankees, is still a month or so away, but we already have some details about the second one. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that it will take place between the Cubs and the Cardinals.
Back in February it was rumored that the Cubs and Cardinals — or, possibly, the Mets and Nationals — would play in the 2020 iteration of this new series. Given that Chicago and St. Louis stand a way, way better chance of contending next year than the Mets and Nats, each of which are somewhat in flux, it’s probably better for the British fans that they’ll be getting the NL Central rivals.
No word yet on which team is the “home” team and thus loses actual home dates on the schedule.