According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, the Cubs and Astros will play two of the three games from this weekend series at Miller Park on Sunday night and Monday afternoon. The Sunday night game is scheduled for a 7:05pm C.T. start time and Monday will begin at 1:05pm C.T. Bob Nightengale from the USA Today is also reporting the Cubs and Astros will play two of the three games in Milwaukee.
The third game of the series will be made up on September 29th if necessary.
Updated – 9:06pm C.T. – It’s Official – The Cubs and Astros will play at Miller Park on Sunday night and Monday afternoon. Pitching match-ups have not been released. Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano and/or Jason Marquis will start against the Astros with the third starting the first game against the Brewers at Wrigley on Tuesday.
Will update when more information becomes available….
Carlos Zambrano will start on Sunday, followed by Jason Marquis on Monday against the Astros. Lou Piniella should send Ryan Dempster to the hill on Tuesday night against the Brewers.