Dale Sveum watched from the home dugout as the Milwaukee Brewers won eight straight games over the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park last season.
Now managing Chicago, Sveum hopes to see that streak end as a visitor.
The Brewers look to spoil Sveum's return to Milwaukee when the NL Central rivals - both stuck at the bottom of the division - begin a three-game set Friday night.
Sveum was part of Milwaukee's coaching staff for the past six seasons, helping guide the team to the postseason as interim manager in 2008 then becoming the hitting coach before leaving to manage the Cubs this season.
"Yeah, I have a lot of memories there and a lot of friends (in Milwaukee), but when the games start, you don't think about anything like that," Sveum told the Cubs' official website. "You just think about winning the game and managing the baseball game."
The Brewers took three of four from the Cubs from April 9-12 at Wrigley Field, and they won the final eight meetings at Miller Park in 2011 with ...