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On To Home Game Two: Cubs vs. Brewers Preview, Wednesday 4/14, 1:20 CT

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With yesterday's off day, there isn't a whole lot of Cubs news; Derrek Lee will probably miss today's game with the thumb problem he aggravated on Monday; the link also mentions that Ted Lilly will throw for Iowa tonight and probably go 60 pitches. He'll likely have one more rehab start before rejoining the rotation, although Ted has already mentioned he'd like to return sooner. We'll see.

Other notes:

Today's Starting Pitchers
Randy Wells
Randy Wells
Cubs
vs. Dave Bush
Dave Bush
Brewers
1-0 W-L 0-0
0.00 ERA 4.76
1 SO 6
2 BB 2
0 HR 1
vs. Mil -- vs. Cubs

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Randy Wells 1-0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 0 0 0 2 1 0.00 1.33


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2010 - Dave Bush 0-0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 4 3 3 1 2 6 4.76 1.06


Dave Bush has 15 starts against the Cubs (16 total appearances), his most against any team. And for the most part, Cubs teams have hit him at will -- lifetime, he's 2-8 with a 5.13 ERA and 12 HR allowed in 94.2 innings. Kosuke Fukudome -- who generally hits well early in the season -- is 8-for-17 (.471) in his career vs. Bush, with four doubles, a HR and four walks. And just what is Bush looking at in that photo?

Randy Wells was 1-1 in three starts vs. the Brewers last year. Ryan Braun hit him pretty well (4-for-9), but Braun hits just about everyone well. Brewers backup OF Jody Gerut is 3-for-5 with a HR and four RBI against Randy, who threw very well in his first start of the year against the Braves last week.

Back on cable today: CSN Chicago and FSN Wisconsin. Here is the complete MLB.com Mediacenter for today.

MLB.com Gameday

Baseball-reference.com game preview

SB Nation game preview

Please visit our SB Nation Brewers site Brew Crew Ball. Be careful over there, though.

This afternoon's first pitch thread will be up at 1:15 pm CDT, and the overflows will post at 2:15, 3:15 and 4 pm CDT.

Discuss amongst yourselves.