Well, a four-game sweep is on the line today in Milwaukee. Probably a fair bit of pride, too.
Hey, Logan Watkins gets a start.
I’m traveling to a wedding today (flight is this afternoon), so your Enhanced Box Score is likely to be delayed considerably.
Chicago Cubs (63-89) v. Milwaukee Brewers (68-83), 1:10 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.
Apologies for the lack of a Series Preview on this one. Just didn’t have time with the family move.
Jake Arrieta (3-4, 5.49 ERA, 5.01 FIP (combined))
Kyle Lohse (10-9, 3.46 ERA, 4.10 FIP)
Milwaukee Brewers Lineup
1. Norichika Aoki, RF
2. Scooter Gennett, 2B Jean Segura, SS
3. Carlos Gomez, CF Jonathan Lucroy, C
4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B
5. Logan Schafer, LF
6. Jeff Bianchi, SS
7. Juan Francisco, 1B
8. Martin Mald0nado
9. Kyle Lohse, P
Chicago Cubs Lineup
1. Starlin Castro, SS
2. Luis Valbuena, 3B
3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
4. Nate Schierholtz, RF
5. Ryan Sweeney, CF
6. Welington Castillo, C
7. Junior Lake, LF
8. Logan Watkins, 2B
9. Jake Arrieta, P