On Wednesday July 5th, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs will face each other for the third game of a four-game series between them at American Family Field in Milwaukee. The series is now tied as the Brewers drew first blood on Monday and won 8-6 and the Cubs won on Tuesday 7-6.
The Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 in 11 innings on Tuesday despite blowing a late advantage for the 2nd straight match. Left fielder Ian Happ made 2 crucial outs at the plate during extra innings. Chicago got out to a strong start thanks to Kyle Hendricks, and Daniel Palencia (1-0) won in his debut in the majors. In the eleventh inning, with Swanson at the plate, Cubs first base coach Mike Napoli got ejected. Manager David Ross argued with the plate umpire and was also kicked out when Napoli was departing the field.
The Brewers, who have competed in 86 matches thus far this year, are now ranked second in the NL Central with a record of 46-40, which is above .500. Milwaukee currently holds a 14-13 record after 27 games. The Brewers now have a home record of 23-19 and a road record of 23-21.
Adrian Houser, who is scheduled to start for the Brewers, has a record of 3-2 with a 3.88 ERA. In his previous start versus the Mets, the right-hander pitched 6 innings, giving up 2 runs on 7 hits while striking out 5 batters.
The Cubs are now fourth in the NL Central with a 39-45 record after 84 matches this year. The club has played in 27 different series so far, going 12-12-3. The Cubs have a record of 21–22 at home and 18–23 away from home.
Left-hander Justin Steele, who is scheduled to start for Chicago and is 9-2 with a 2.43 ERA. He pitched 6 scoreless innings this year when facing the Brewers while giving up 3 hits and striking out 8. The lefty pitched 6.1 innings versus the Guardians without allowing a run in his previous outing.
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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Game Information
- Date: 07/05/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: American Family Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- How to Watch: Royals vs Twins MLB.TV
- Live Stream: MLB.TV