Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. Milwaukee
* Milwaukee defeated St. Louis, 5-4, at Miller Park on Sunday, snapping its two-game streak of getting shut out with the victory. The Brewers are 34-7 overall when scoring five or more times this season (17-1 on the road).
* The Cubs beat the Giants, 2-0, on Sunday, sweeping four from San Francisco over the weekend, and improving their record to 10-1 in the last 11 games. Including one vs. the Brewers (July 30-August 2), Chicago has three four-game sweeps in 2015 – most of any MLB club.
* Chicago has taken six of 10 meetings with Milwaukee in 2015, and 13 of the last 19 (dating to August 12, 2014) overall. Dating to the beginning of 2013, these clubs have played 22 games at Wrigley Field, and each has won 11 of those contests.
* Taylor Jungmann allowed just two runs (both earned) in 7.0 innings last Wednesday against the Padres, taking the victory, and improving to 4-2 with a 1.84 ERA in his last eight starts. Jungmann has allowed two or fewer earned runs in each of those last eight outings – one shy of tying the Brewers all-time mark for rookie starters.
* Dan Haren went 5.0 innings and allowed four runs (three earned) in his first start for Chicago last Wednesday vs. the Pirates, getting saddled with a no-decision in the Cubs’ loss. Haren is 2-1 with a 1.96 ERA in four career starts against Milwaukee.
* Kris Bryant went 1-for-2 with an RBI on Sunday vs. the Giants, giving him exactly one hit in seven straight games overall (7-for-21 during hit streak). Bryant is batting just .094 (3-for-32) with a homer and six RBI in 10 career games against the Brewers.