By Nick Freimuth
The Milwaukee Brewers had a day off Monday. Trailing the Chicago Cubs (62-55) by 2.5 games in the NL Central, the Brewers own a (61-59) record. The St. Louis Cardinals are a game in front of the Brewers but still 1.5 games back of the reigning World Series Champions at (61-59).
The Brewers open up a two-game series with the Pirates (58-60) tonight at 6:40. Pittsburgh is just two games back of Milwaukee in the NL Central and 4.5 games back of the division leaders. Tomorrow’s series finale will begin at 1:10 PM.
The Colorado Rockies will then host the Brewers for a three-game weekend series after Milwaukee enjoys their second off-day of the week Thursday.