Brewers vs. Cubs Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 28

The Milwaukee Brewers (48-33) and Chicago Cubs (38-44) clash in the first of a three-game series on Friday at American Family Field, at 8:10 PM ET. The Brewers are coming off a series victory over the Rangers, and the Cubs a series loss to the Giants.

The Brewers will look to Colin Rea (6-2) against the Cubs and Jameson Taillon (4-3).

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Brewers vs. Cubs Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Friday, June 28, 2024
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Venue: American Family Field
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Rea – MIL (6-2, 3.62 ERA) vs Taillon – CHC (4-3, 2.90 ERA)

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Brewers Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Colin Rea

  • Rea (6-2) will take to the mound for the Brewers and make his 14th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up five earned runs and allowed six hits in 5 1/3 innings against the San Diego Padres.
  • The 33-year-old has an ERA of 3.62 and 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .240 in 15 games this season.
  • In 13 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in five of them.
  • Rea has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • In 15 appearances this season, he has finished three without allowing an earned run.
  • The 33-year-old’s 3.62 ERA ranks 43rd, 1.244 WHIP ranks 51st, and 5.9 K/9 ranks 73rd among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Colin Rea vs. Cubs

  • The Cubs rank 18th in MLB with 339 runs scored this season. They have a .230 batting average this campaign with 78 home runs (21st in the league).
  • The Cubs have gone 5-for-20 with two doubles, a home run and an RBI in 5 1/3 innings this season against the right-hander.

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Cubs Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Jameson Taillon

  • Taillon (4-3 with a 2.90 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 68 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Cubs, his 13th of the season.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday, the right-hander threw seven innings against the New York Mets, allowing one earned run while surrendering six hits.
  • In 12 games this season, the 32-year-old has an ERA of 2.90, with 7 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .264 against him.
  • Taillon is trying to extend a third-game quality start streak in this game.
  • Taillon is aiming for his seventh straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.7 frames per start.
  • In two of his 12 total appearances this season he has not allowed an earned run.

Jameson Taillon vs. Brewers

  • He will take the hill against a Brewers offense that is batting .255 as a unit (fifth in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .400 (12th in the league) with 83 total home runs (15th in MLB play).
  • In 12 innings over two appearances against the Brewers this season, Taillon has a 2.25 ERA and a 0.917 WHIP while his opponents are hitting .186.

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