Cubs vs. Brewers: Lineups, TV info, Notes, Game thread
|Sunday, August 16, 2020, 11:18 AM- -|
The Chicago Cubs hope to get back on the winning side of things this afternoon.
When and Where: The Cubs (13-5) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (9-10) at Wrigley Field on Sunday at 1:20 PM CT.
Television info: The game will be on Marquee Sports Network and FSWI.
Radio: 670 The Score and WTMJ 620
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Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have veteran Jon Lester (2-0, 1.06 ERA) on the mound against righty Josh Lindblom (1-0, 5.68 ERA).
Lester had a 3.79 ERA last season against the Brew Crew.
From Cubs notes: all MLB players, managers, coaches and umpires will wear a symbolic Negro Leagues 100th anniversary patch logo. Cubs will show special virtual first pitch video that features Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Prez Bob Kendrick and Cubs Hall of Famer Billy Williams.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 16, 2020
Hear all Reds players tested yesterday were negative, boding well for their return next week— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) August 16, 2020
From Cubs notes: Lester (1.06 ERA) has held opponents to .117 average (7-for-60). Lester 76-41 with four complete games and 3.49 ERA in 162 starts for the Cubs.— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 16, 2020