Cubs vs. Brewers: Lineups, TV info, game thread, notes, more
|Saturday, July 25, 2020, 10:10 AM- -|
Game 2 of 60 starts this afternoon at Wrigley Field! This is the second game, spanning three series that the two teams will play including the first seven at Wrigley Field.
When and Where: The Cubs (1-0) will take on the rival Milwaukee Brewers (0-1) on Saturday at 12:05 p.m. CT at Wrigley Field.
Television information: The game will be on FOX nationally with no black-outs.
Announcers: Adam Amin and Eric Karros
Vegas line: Cubs are favored (-155) over the Brew Crew.
Cubs on Injured List: INF Daniel Descalso (left ankle sprain) 45-day, LHP Jose Quintana (Left thumb nerve) 10-day
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Chicago Cubs lineup:
1. Kris Bryant 3B
2. Anthony Rizzo 1B
3. Javier Baez SS
4. Kyle Schwarber LF
5. Willson Contreras DH
6. Jason Heyward RF
7. Victor Caratini C
8. Jason Kipnis 2B
9. Ian Happ CF
The Cubs will have Yu Darvish (0-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound against righty Corbin Burnes (0-0, 0.00 ERA).
Darvish has been stellar against the Brewers in 2019 allowing only one run with 15 strikeouts and one walk in two starts.
In five career starts against them, he has a 1.67 ERA with a .196 batting average against.
Cubs aim for 2-0 start for second time in 25 seasons since 1996— CubsHQ.com (@ChicagoCubsHQ) July 25, 2020
Yu Darvish has struck out 1,299 of his 4,355 batters faced— CubsHQ.com (@ChicagoCubsHQ) July 25, 2020
Anthony Rizzo has reached base in each of his last 18 games at Wrigley Field pic.twitter.com/oDwspTeaVu— CubsHQ.com (@ChicagoCubsHQ) July 25, 2020
Ian Happ is 10-for-21 with three doubles, five homers and 12 RBI in his last six games pic.twitter.com/n0blsY5ABl— CubsHQ.com (@ChicagoCubsHQ) July 25, 2020
Beauty shots. ?? pic.twitter.com/oUwwfDQulv— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 25, 2020