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Woodruff scheduled to start for Milwaukee against Chicago

April 5, 2019

Chicago Cubs (1-5, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (6-1, first in the NL Central)

Milwaukee; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Jose Quintana (0-0, 4.50 ERA) Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (1-0, 3.60 ERA)

LINE: Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs square off against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday at Miller Park.

The Brewers went 40-37 in division play in 2018. Milwaukee hit 218 total home runs with 3.0 extra base hits per game last season.

The Cubs finished 41-36 against NL Central Division opponents in 2018. Chicago averaged 9.0 hits per game last year and totaled 167 home runs as a team. The Cubs won the season series 11-9 in 2018.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.