Sunday's Cubs vs. Brewers matchup: Lineups, TV info, Notes, Game Thread


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Bryzzo are both in the starting lineup for today's series finale (Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports)
Bryzzo are both in the starting lineup for today's series finale (Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports)

Game 3 of 60 starts this afternoon at Wrigley Field!

This is the series finale, spanning three series that the two teams will play including the first seven at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are trying to win their first season-opening series since the 2017 season.

When and Where: The Cubs (1-1) will take on the rival Milwaukee Brewers (1-1) on Sunday at 1:20 p.m. CT at Wrigley Field.

Television information: The game will be on the Marquee Sports Network, Fox Sports Wisconsin, and MLB.TV (Free game of the day).

Announcers: Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies (Cubs)

Radio: 670 The Score

Vegas line: Cubs are favored (-117) over the Brew Crew.

Cubs on Injured List: INF Daniel Descalso (left ankle sprain) 45-day, LHP Jose Quintana (Left thumb nerve) 10-day, and LHP Brad Wieck (right hamstring strain)

Game Thread: Game discussion starts a hour before gametime with senior writer Cole Little and editor Tony Crumpton in the replies to this article! Feel free to send in your questions or comments to all things Cubs. Fly the W! Join our free CubsHQ community...takes only 30 seconds.

Cubs lineup:

1. Kris Bryant 3B

2. Anthony Rizzo 1B

3. Javier Baez SS

4. Kyle Schwarber LF

5. Willson Contreras C

6. Jason Heyward RF

7. Nico Hoerner 2B

8. Victor Caratini DH

9. Ian Happ

Pitching matchup: The Cubs will have Tyler Chatwood (0-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound against righty Freddy Peralta (0-0, 0.00 ERA).

Chatwood was impressive against the Brew Crew last season with a 1.26 ERA with 23 strikeouts and only seven hits allowed in 14 1/3 innings.

Peralta had a rough 2019 season going 7-3 with a 5.29 ERA in 39 games. This will be this first major league start since May 2019.

Brewers lineup:

Upcoming Cubs-Reds pitching matchups:

Monday - LHP Jon Lester vs. LHP Wade Miley

Tuesday - RHP Alec Mills vs. RHP Tyler Mahle

Wednesday - RHP Kyle Hendricks (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (1-0, 1.50 ERA)

Thursday - RHP Yu Darvish (0-1, 6.75 ERA) vs. RHP Luis Castillo (0-0, 1.50 ERA)

Pre-game Notes, Sights and Sounds:

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