This one really sucked. Once again, the Brewers jumped out to an early lead against the Chicago Cubs. Milwaukee scored two in the first one a two-run homer by the Mayor of Ding Dong City and another in the second inning on a solo shot by Jett Bandy. Jonathan Villar would add Milwaukee’s fourth and final run of the game on an RBI single in the fourth inning.
Tommy Milone, who came into the day with a 7.36 ERA in three appearances, finally produced a strong outing on the mound. He allowed a solo home run to Albert Almora, Jr. in the second inning, but that was his only blemish of the day. The lefty would last 5.0 innings, allowing just three hits and the one run with five strikeouts and zero walks. He left the game in line for the victory.
The Cubs slowly clawed their way back against Milwaukee’s bullpen, however. The Brewers squandered an opportunity in the top of the sixth, loading the bases with one out but failing to plate any …
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