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Cubs Score Four In Sixth To Beat Brewers

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Cubs Score Four In Sixth To Beat Brewers

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Chicago Cubs score four runs in the sixth inning to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 at Wrigley Field. Reliever Jared Hughes gave up a triple to Jon Jay that tied the score. and Hughes later threw a wild pitch that let Jay score the winning run. Hughes took the loss after Brewers’ starter Jimmy Nelson gave up seven runs in five and one third innings — and Justin Grimm won in relief for the Cubs while Wade Davis picked up his third save. Eric Thames ended his streak of five games with a home run, but he doubled twice to give him a Brewers’ team record for hitting in each of his season’s first 12 games. Travis Shaw and Orlando Arcia homered for Milwaukee, and Kyle Schwarber and Miguel Montero went yard for Chicago which ended a four game losing streak — and the two teams will play the rubber game of their series this (Wednesday) afternoon at Wrigley Field.

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