The Cubs’ streak of loss-less series will come to an end, but hopefully they can at least avoid the sweep today. Jeff Samardzija will try to keep his personal hot streak going, and we’ll all try to avoid flinging expletives at Ryan Braun while our mothers are close by.

Game Info

Chicago Cubs (13-20) at Milwaukee Brewers (15-18), 1:10pm CT on WGN.

Game Thread and Series Preview

The Game Thread lives here. You should participate in the madness. And, of course, for those who aren’t into message board-style game threads, please feel free to use the comments on this post for your in-game commentary/outbursts.

The Series Preview for this series lives here.

Starting Pitchers

Jeff Samardzija (4-1, 3.03 ERA, 1.190 WHIP)

versus

Marco Estrada (0-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.125 WHIP)

Milwaukee Brewers Lineup

1. Norichika Aoki, CF

2. Jonathan Lucroy, C

3. Ryan Braun, LF

4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B

5. Corey Hart, RF

6. Taylor Green, 1B

7. Brooks Conrad, 2B

8. Edwin Maysonet, SS

9. Marco Estrada, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, RF

2. Tony Campana, CF

3. Starlin Castro, SS

4. Bryan LaHair, 1B

5. Alfonso Soriano, LF

6. Ian Stewart, 3B

7. Geovany Soto, C

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Jeff Samardzija, P


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