Visuals from the Milwaukee Brewers-Chicago Cubs Matchup

Jerome HarrisonContributor IApril 13, 2009

MILWAUKEE - SEPTEMBER 29: Italian Sausage,Hot Dog,Chorizo,Polish Sausage and Bratwurst get ready for the Sausage Race during the game between the San Diego Padres and the Milwaukee Brewers on September 29, 2007 at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Brewers defeated the Padres 4-3 in 11 innings. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Prior to the Brewers home-opening win over the Cubs, the famed Milwaukee Sausage Race got some nice coverage from CNN:

The first sixth inning sausage race of the year also provided plenty of drama as Hot Dog face-planted to victory.

Go here for a little history lesson on the racing sausages.

After the Crew's game one win on Friday, the Cubs grabbed consecutive victories on Saturday and Sunday, winning the season's first series between the rivals.

Watch as Reed Johnson of the Cubs robs Prince Fielder of a grand slam Sunday night: (

The Brewers open a three-game home series vs. the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.