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Game Thread #66: Chicago Cubs (37-25) @ Milwaukee Brewers (39-26)

Game 1 of 3 big ones in the NL Central

See those umbrellas? This game wasn't at Miller Park.
See those umbrellas? This game wasn't at Miller Park.
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The Chicago Cubs (37-25) and their oh so polite fans invade Miller Park tonight to face the Milwaukee Brewers (39-26) in an early-mid season battle for first place. Lefty Jose Quintana (6-4, 4.20) has had little trouble handling the Brewers, shutting them out over thirteen innings in two starts. To be fair, the Brewers have been shut out in five of their seven losses to the Cubbies, so maybe it's the team and not the pitcher. Junior Guerra (3-4, 2.83) will try and keep Milwaukee in first place.

Hernan Perez gives Travis Shaw a day off with a start at third.

Chicago Cubs (37-25)

2. Jason Heyward (L) RF
3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B
4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B
6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF
7. Javier Baez (R) 2B
8. Addison Russell (R) SS
9. Jose Quintana (R) P

Milwaukee Brewers (39-26)

1. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF
3. Ryan Braun (R) LF
4. Jesus Aguilar (R) 1B
5. Hernan Perez (R) 3B
6. Jonathan Villar (S) 2B
7. Erik Kratz (R) C
8. Orlando Arcia (R) SS
9. Junior Guerra (R) P


Will the Brewers score a run (or more) off of Jose Quintana tonight?

This poll is closed

  • 26%
    They will NEVER score a run off of him...he's an ex-White Sock!
    (19 votes)
  • 19%
    Oh sure they will; probably a five spot in the first.
    (14 votes)
  • 54%
    Just enough to win. I hope.
    (40 votes)
73 votes total Vote Now