data skrive

Milwaukee begins 2019 season against St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals (88-74, third in the NL Central in 2018) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (96-67, first in the NL Central in 2018)Milwaukee; Thursday, 2 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Brewers: Jhoulys Chacín (0-0, 0.00 ERA)BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis visits Milwaukee on opening day.The Brewers went 51-30 at home in 2018. Milwaukee averaged 8.6 hits with 3.0 extra base hits per game last year.

Minnesota opens 2019 season against Cleveland

Cleveland Indians (91-71, first in the AL Central in 2018) vs. Minnesota Twins (78-84, second in the AL Central in 2018)Minneapolis; Thursday, 4 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Corey Kluber (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Twins: José Berríos (0-0, 0.00 ERA)BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland visits Minnesota on opening day.The Twins finished 49-32 in home games in 2018. Minnesota pitchers had a WHIP of 1.38 last season while striking out 8.5 hitters per game.