Now, they'll face the Cubs for a three-game series, beginning with the home opener at Wrigley Field Monday at 2:20 p.m. Several workers shoveled slush between aisles in the 100-level seating area, while others used hand-held blowers to remove snow from the seats.
The game was scheduled to be a 1:20p CDT start and was pushed back 1 hour before snowfall led to the decision to wait until Tuesday.
The National Weather Service predicted more snow or rain on Monday afternoon, but only a few tenths of an inch accumulation.
After going 2-3 against the Marlins and Reds - two teams expected to be competing for the No. 1 overall pick next summer - the Cubs came out and stomped their new division rivals, giving the fans who battled the "Wisconsin residents only" presale plenty to cheer about all weekend. It has a major league-best 0.94 ERA through 38 1/3 innings.
After opening the home portion of the schedule with a loss to the Cardinals, Milwaukee rallied back the next night and walked off after Christian Yelich and Braun hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth for a 5-4 victory.
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Brandon Morrow got three outs for his first save since signing with the Cubs in the offseason.
20-8 in their last 28 games in the first game of a series.
"I've got a lot of pitches, including my fastball", Darvish said. He allowed just one earned run, four hits and six walks in six innings in his first start against Cincinnati. He has been sidelined by back tightness, but he might be able to play in the rescheduled home opener.
"They had more snow, so I get it", Bossard said.
Brewers: Jhoulys Chacin (0-1) takes the hill when the team opens a six-game road trip at St. Louis. "When you are at the 3, 3½ level. they made the right call".