The Milwaukee Brewers have come to expect significant offensive production from Ryan Braun against the Chicago Cubs.
Norichika Aoki's production has been even more impressive.
Braun and Aoki look to continue pounding on Cubs pitching as the Brewers attempt to sweep this four-game set and extend their longest winning streak in the all-time series Thursday.
Braun is a career .334 hitter against Chicago (49-80), including a .365 average with 38 RBIs in 42 visits to Wrigley Field.
The reigning NL MVP has continued to feast on the Cubs lately, going 12 for 26 with two homers while driving in seven runs in six games over the past 10 days. Milwaukee (62-67) has won each meeting as part of an overall 8-1 run.
In fact, the Brewers have put together eight straight victories over Chicago for the longest winning streak by either team in the series dating back to 1997.
Aoki is also making a big difference.
The rookie outfielder is batting .284 on the season, but has a .516 average with 11...