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posted: 8/19/2012 5:47 PM

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Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park

TV: WCIU Monday; Comcast SportsNet Plus Tuesday; WGN Wednesday

Radio: WGN 720-AM

Pitching matchups: The Cubs' Justin Germano (2-2) vs. Mark Rogers (0-1) Monday at 7:10 p.m.; TBD vs. Marco Estrada (0-5) Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.; Travis Wood (4-9) vs. Yovani Gallardo (12-8) Wednesday at 1:10 p.m.

At a glance: The Cubs are 3-7 against the Brewers this season, 2-4 in Milwaukee. The Brewers are playing out the string in a disappointing season, during which the pitching has failed them. Milwaukee entered Sunday 13th in the NL in ERA (4.34), while the Cubs were 14th (4.37). The Brewers and Reds entered the day tied for the league lead in homers hit, with 144. Ryan Braun leads the Brewers in almost all the key offensive categories. He had a line of .305/.383/.594 with 33 homers and 83 RBI. Ex-Cub Aramis Ramirez was at .289/.351/.511 with 17 homers and 72 RBI.

Next: Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field, Friday-Sunday

-- Bruce Miles

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