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Cubs-Brewers Postponed Due to Inclement Weather, Doubleheader Set for May 30

The National League Central Division rivals will wait one day to resume their season-opening series at Wrigley Field.

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The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers game scheduled for Friday afternoon has been postponed due to inclement weather at Wrigley Field in Chicago.

The game between the National League Central foes will be made up May 30 as part of a doubleheader. The originally scheduled game that day will shift to start at 12:05 PM, while the makeup game is set for 6:40 PM.

Ian Happ had three hits, including a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning for the Cubs to defeat the Brewers 5-4 on Thursday on Opening Day. Nico Hoerner hit a two-run home run and Kyle Hendricks struck out seven, walked three, and allowed one run in 5.1 innings.

The Cubs and Brewers are scheduled to play the next two days at 1:20 PM. The North Siders will keep their starting rotation form and slide it one day. Justin Steele and Marcus Stroman will start on the mound the next two days, respectively, while the Brewers will counter with Brandon Woodruff and Freddy Peralta.

Pitching Matchups

Saturday: Justin Steele (Cubs) – Brandon Woodruff (Brewers)

Sunday: Marcus Stroman (Cubs) – Freddy Peralta (Brewers)

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Brandon is a contributor for On Tap Sports Net covering the Chicago Blackhawks, Rockford IceHogs and Chicago Steel. He also covers the Blackhawks as an independent correspondent for Follow Brandon on Twitter @brandonmcain.

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