5/13 Mother’s Day lineup
The Cubs will try to avoid being swept at Miller Park on Sunday as Jeff Samardzija takes the mound in the series finale. The Brewers are 5-1 against the Cubs so far this season. The Cubs are trying to snap a 10-game losing streak at Miller Park. It’s their longest skid at a visiting ballpark since losing 13 in a row at Busch Stadium Oct. 3, 1999, to June 19, 2001.
Since 1914, the Cubs are 49-64 on Mother’s Day, and 5-3 since 2004. Jeff Samardzija will start, vying for his third straight win. Starlin Castro and Bryan LaHair are both in mini funks. They’re both 1-for-10 in the two games so far on this road trip, while Ian Stewart is 0-for-6. Here’s the lineup:
— Carrie Muskat