Cubs lineup vs. Brewers, Albert Almora Jr. sits
|Friday, April 5, 2019, 3:07 PM- -|
It's early, but the following series is HUGE.
The Chicago Cubs (1-5) will battle the first place Milwaukee Brewers (6-1) on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. CDT at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
How to watch: The game will be televised on MLB.TV, WGN-TV, and Fox Sports Wisconsin Plus.
Feel free to visit CubsHQ.com during the game as we will have a live game thread covering the ballgame with one of our writers.
Lineup observations: Veteran Ben Zobrist will try to spark the offense at the leadoff spot while Daniel Descalso gets the start at second base. Descalso has been hot lifetime against Woodruff with a .500 average with a homer and two RBIs.
Jason Heyward is back at center field spot today as Albert Almora Jr. gets the day off.
Cubs lineup vs. Brewers
Ben Zobrist RF
Kris Bryant 3B
Javier Baez SS
Daniel Descalso 2B
Jason Heyward CF
Pitching Matchup: Jose Quintana (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will be on the mound for the Cubs against righty Brandon Woodruff (1-0, 3.60 ERA).
'Q' pitched in relief on Saturday giving up only two runs while striking out eight in four innings pitched. He has been a dynamo against the Brew Crew in his career with a 1.62 ERA.