BOTTOM LINE: Eduardo Escobar and the Brewers will take on the Cubs Monday.
The Cubs are 31-24 on their home turf. Chicago hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .302 this season, led by Willson Contreras with a mark of .334.
The Brewers are 34-19 on the road. Milwaukee’s lineup has 135 home runs this season, Eduardo Escobar leads the club with 24 homers.
The Brewers won the last meeting 15-7. Trevor Richards earned his third victory and Luis Urias went 4-for-5 with a double, two home runs and four RBIs for Milwaukee. Rex Brothers registered his first loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Contreras leads the Cubs with 78 hits and has 40 RBIs.
Escobar leads the Brewers with 24 home runs and has 71 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 2-8, .228 batting average, 6.00 ERA, outscored by 21 runs