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Shark Attack!

(We gotta hang out hats on something, right?)

The Cubs get their first look at Mike Fiers tonight, who came out of nowhere to pitch pretty well so far this year. Anthony Rizzo gets the night off, as he’s really scuffling of late.

Game Info

Milwaukee Brewers (61-67) at Chicago Cubs (49-79), 7:05 CT on CSN+.

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

Mike Fiers (7-6, 2.98 ERA, 2.65 FIP)


Jeff Samardzija (8-11, 4.09 ERA, 3.83 FIP)

Milwaukee Brewers Lineup

1. Norichika Aoki, RF

2. Rickie Weeks, 2B

3. Ryan Braun, LF

4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B

5. Corey Hart, 1B

6. Jonathan Lucroy, C

7. Nyjer Morgan, CF

8. Jean Segura, SS

9. Mike Fiers, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, RF

2. Luis Valbuena, 3B

3. Starlin Castro, SS

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Bryan LaHair, 1B

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Brett Jackson, CF

8. Darwin Barney, 2B

9. Jeff Samardzija, P

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