The Cubs have matched their season high for *checks notes* games lost in a row, at eleven. Next, they get to face the second place Reds, who trail the Brewers by 8 games and are fighting for a Wild Card spot. See below for the matchups in this three-game series.
The Cubs get a chance to bite a chunk out of the divisional leader a 4-game series. With key pieces of the future still in the minors (or otherwise unavailable), Cubs fans will have a chance to check out possible corner OF Greg Deichmann and young lefty Justin Steele in this series. The Brewers are mostly TBD with regard to their starters. So, see below for the best available info as the series begins.