Cubs announce make-up dates for Brewers and Braves postponements
The Cubs announced Friday morning the postponements for the two games that were rained out last week against the Brewers and Braves.
The Cubs will make-up the postponement from April 27 with the Brewers on Tuesday, Aug. 16 as part of a day-night doubleheader. The make-up game with the Braves from April 30 has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 7.
The postponed April 27 game between the Cubs and Brewers is scheduled to be made up Tuesday, Aug. 16, as the first game of a split doubleheader at Wrigley Field. The make-up game will be played at 12:20pm CDT and will be followed by the regularly scheduled game at 7:05pm CDT.
Separate tickets are required for each game and gates will reopen approximately 90 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Tickets to the April 27 game at Wrigley Field will be honored for the 12:20pm Aug. 16 game. No ticket exchange is necessary.
The April 30 game between the Cubs and Braves that was postponed is scheduled to be made up Thursday, July 7 at 7:05pm CDT. Tickets to the April 30 game will be honored for the July 7 game. No ticket exchange is necessary. The Ron Santo replica statue giveaway presented by TransUnion will be distributed to the first 10,000 early arriving fans.
Tickets for the July 7 and August 16 games are available for sale at www.cubs.com, by phone at 1-800-THE-CUBS, or at the Wrigley Field Ticket Windows.
The Cubs will end up playing 24 games in a row leading up to the All-Star break with the make-up game on July 7 against the Braves. The Cubs have an off-day on June 16 before a six-game homestand that begins June 17 with the Pirates (June 17-19) and wraps up with the Cardinals (June 20-22) on June 22.
The Cubs hit the road for 11 games and travel to Miami for four with the Marlins (June 23-26) and three with the Reds in Cincinnati (June 27-29). The trip ends with four in New York against the Mets (June 30-July 3).
The Cubs three-game homestand is now four games with three against the Reds (July 4-6) and the makeup with the Braves (July 7). The Cubs last series of the first half is in Pittsburgh (July 8-10) before the break begins on July 11.
The Cubs had a nine-game homestand scheduled for mid-August that is now 10 games in 10 days. The Cubs host the Angels (Aug. 9-11) and the Cardinals for four games (Aug. 11-14) before an off-day on Aug. 15. The Cubs play the Brewers twice on Tuesday, Aug. 16 in a four-game series that ends on Aug. 18.
The Cubs follow the 10-game homestand with nine games in 10 days in Denver, San Diego and Los Angeles.