Author: Josh Brewer

Nearly half of the 20 games both the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs have played thus far in 2021 have been against one another. These heated division rivals have split the first two games in each of their three series, with both series finales going the way of the Brew Crew. Those two Milwaukee victories are the difference between the first-place Brewers (12-8) and the Cubs (10-10), who enter Sunday’s action tied with the St. Louis Cardinals for second in the National League Central. Milwaukee looks to go three-for-three in rubber matches as they take the field for a Sunday…

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St. Louis’ Gateway Arch, which towers over the right-center field scoreboard at Busch Stadium, represents America’s journey west of the Mississippi River. Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell likely hopes his team takes inspiration Saturday and finds the gateway to their journey away from the offensive struggles that have plagued the team over the last five contests. The Brewers scored a mere 2.3 runs per game over the last week, leaving multiple strong pitching performances by the wayside during an up-and-down week. Saturday afternoon’s contest against the Cardinals presents Milwaukee with a chance to kick-start its largely dormant offense while scoring…

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