Series Preview: Cubs vs. Brewers (August 30-September 1)

The Cubs look to keep the momentum rolling this weekend, opening a 3-game series against the Brewers today at Wrigley.

The Games

  • Friday – 1:20 pm CT: (MLB Network, WGN, 670 The Score)
  • Saturday – 1:20 pm CT: (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)
  • Sunday – 1:20 pm CT: (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)

The Pitchers

  • Friday – LHP Jose Quintana vs. RHP Chase Anderson
  • Saturday – LHP Cole Hamels vs. RHP Zach Davies
  • Sunday – RHP Yu Darvish vs. LHP Gio Gonzalez

The Last Series

  • Cubs swept the Mets 3-0: (5-2, 10-7, 4-1)
  • Brewers swept Pittsburgh 2-0: (9-7, 4-3, 8-3)

Who’s Hot (Brewers)

  • 2B Keston Hiura is 6-for-23 (.261) with 2 homers and 6 RBI in his last 6 games.
  • RF Christian Yelich is 6-for-21 (.288) in his last 6 games.

Important Injuries (Brewers)

  • RHP Jeremy Jeffress is out for the series.
  • RHP Brandon Woodruff is out for the series.
  • 2B Mike Moustakas is day-to-day.

Who’s Hot (Cubs)

  • C Victor Caratini is 9-for-18 (.500) with 3 homers and 5 RBI in his last 6 games.
  • RF Nick Castellanos is 7-for-26 (.269) with a homer and 4 RBI in his last 6 games.

Important Injuries (Cubs)

  • 1B Anthony Rizzo is day-to-day.
  • C Willson Contreras is out for the series.

Cubs vs. Brewers This Season

  • The Cubs are 7-5 against Milwaukee this season.

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