#Cubs lineup vs Brewers: Arrieta to start
Jake Arrieta will open the Cubs’ four-game series in Milwaukee against the Brewers on Thursday night. Kris Bryant gets the day off. Here’s the lineup:
* The Cubs’ pen has posted a 6.38 ERA (17 ER/24 IP) over the last six games.
* Jake Arrieta is 5-1 with a 1.37 ERA (8 ER/52 2/3 IP) in his last seven starts. The right-hander is 2-3 with a 3.22 ERA (13 ER/36 1/3 IP) in six career starts against the Brewers. In his only start against Milwaukee this season, Arrieta took a loss after giving up four runs over five innings.
* Jorge Soler is batting .417 (5-for-12) with three doubles and a home run in his career against Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson.