Lackey, who will be starting on short rest, won Game 1 with 7 1/3 scoreless innings. He has started on short rest four times in his career (twice in the postseason), going 2-1 with a 3.15 ERA. His Game 7 win in the '02 Fall Classic was on short rest.
Hammel allowed seven runs in 11 innings against St. Louis this year and posted a 5.10 ERA in 14 second-half starts, despite striking out a batter per inning. He ended his regular season with five scoreless frames at Cincinnati on Oct. 1.