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Game Thread #140: Chicago Cubs (81-56) @ Milwaukee Brewers (78-61)

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Just 23 games left to catch the Cubs...another huge game

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers
How did Kratz get out there so fast?
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The Milwaukee Brewers (78-61) have another chance to pick up a game on their non-rivals, the Chicago Cubs (81-56) after yesterday’s sedate 4-3 win. The Brewers trail the Cubs by four games, and they have five left with the Northside Nine.

Lefties will dominate the mound, at least to start, tonight. The Cubs go with Mike Montgomery (4-4, 3.82) and Wade Miley (2-2, 2.18) takes the bump for Milwaukee.

Chicago Cubs

1. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF

2. Javier Baez (R) 2B

3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B

4. Kris Bryant (R) LF

5. David Bote (R) 3B

6. Ben Zobrist (S) RF

7. Willson Contreras (R) C

8. Mike Montgomery (L) P

9. Addison Russell (R) SS

Milwaukee Brewers