The Milwaukee Brewers open a three-game series against the rival Chicago Cubs at Miller Park tonight.
Matt Garza (0-2, 4.50) faces one of his former teams when he takes the mound for the Brewers. Former Brewer Carlos Villanueva (1-4, 10.93) will face his former team.
The Cubs are coming off a 4-game split against Arizona at Wrigley Field. The Brewers had the day off yesterday, after they took 2 of 3 from the San Diego Padres.
The Brewers on Thursday, reinstated reliever Brandon Kintzler from the 15-day disabled list and optioned reliever Alfredo Figaro to Class AAA Nashville.
Kintzler has been nursing a strained right rotator cuff. He has not allowed a run in five previous outings for the Brewers this season.