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Arrieta scheduled to start for Cubs at Brewers

Arrieta scheduled to start for Cubs at Brewers


Chicago Cubs (5-6) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6-5)

Listen to Bob Ueckr call the game, which begins at 12:40 p.m. on WKTY 96.7 FM / 580 AM

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Jake Arrieta (2-0, 2.25 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) Brewers: Corbin Burnes (0-1, .73 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 20 strikeouts, 0 walks)

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs square off against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

The Brewers went 19-21 in division play in 2020. Milwaukee averaged 7.2 hits with 2.7 extra base hits per game and 75 total home runs last year.

The Cubs went 22-18 in division play in 2020. Chicago pitchers struck out 8.7 hitters per game last season with a staff ERA of 3.92.

The teams meet for the sixth time this year. Milwaukee leads the season series 3-2.

INJURIES: Brewers: Bobby Wahl: (right oblique), Justin Topa: (elbow), Christian Yelich: (back), Tim Lopes: (right oblique), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Lorenzo Cain: (quad), Kolten Wong: (oblique), Mark Mathias: (shoulder), Jacob Nottingham: (left thumb).

Cubs: Brandon Workman: (covid-19), Dan Winkler: (covid-19), Rowan Wick: (oblique), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Kyle Hendricks: (illness), Jason Adam: (covid-19), Austin Romine: (knee).

TOP PHOTO: FILE – Polish Sausage (2) wins the sausage race between innings of a spring training baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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