Pre-Gamin': Brewers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) - Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

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Pre-Gamin’: Brewers v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Chicago Cubs

wrigley field from right bleachersI’m still mad at you, wind.

The Cubs will try to even the series at one with the decimated-but-still-able-to-beat-the-Cubs Brewers. Travis Wood takes the ball, and he picked the right day – the last time he pitched at Wrigley with the wind howling out, he gave up five homers to the Cardinals. Tonight, the wind isn’t expected to be blowing out like it was yesterday. It’s actually looking like it might be blowing in.

Of course, as we saw yesterday, that can change on a dime.

Brent Lillibridge is going to get a hit tonight. He has to. His OPS+ can’t stay -100 forever.

Game Info

Milwaukee Brewers (2-5) at Chicago Cubs (2-5), 7:05 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

Wily Peralta (0-1, 6.75 ERA, 1.688 WHIP)


Travis Wood (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.500 WHIP)

Milwaukee Brewers Lineup

1. Norichika Aoki, RF

2. Rickie Weeks, 2B

3. Ryan Braun, LF

4. Jonathan Lucroy, C

5. Alex Gonzalez, 3B

6. Carlos Gomez, CF

7. Jean Segura, SS

8. Yuniesky Betancourt, 1B

9. Wily Peralta, P

Chicago Cubs Lineup

1. David DeJesus, CF

2. Starlin Castro, SS

3. Anthony Rizzo, 1B

4. Alfonso Soriano, LF

5. Nate Schierholtz, RF

6. Welington Castillo, C

7. Luis Valbuena, 3B

8. Brent Lillibridge, 2B

9. Travis Wood, P

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Author: Brett Taylor

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