* Compared with the first month of the season, the Brewers have been far better at home since the calendar turned to May going 6-3 after a 5-8 mark at Miller Park in April.
* John Lackey had five starts against the Brewers last season, going at least 6.0 innings and allowing three or fewer earned runs in each outing.
* Jimmy Nelson is 0-4 all-time vs. the Cubs, despite posting a decent 3.72 ERA in six career starts.
* Ryan Braun had yet another hit vs. the Cubs last night. Since 2007, he leads all players with 160 hits against the Cubs.
* Of the 199 MLB players with at least 25 hits this season, none has a larger percentage of those that went for extra bases than Chris Carter (67.6)