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National League Game Summary - Milwaukee at Chicago



(Wednesday, August 13)

Final Score: Chicago 4, Milwaukee 2

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to- back home runs in the third inning and a Cubs rookie downed the Brewers for the second straight night as Chicago pulled out a 4-2 victory on Wednesday.

A day after Kyle Hendricks helped pitch the Cubs to a shutout win, Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1) held Milwaukee scoreless into the seventh before consecutive home runs by Rickie Weeks and Martin Maldonado ended his night.

"Kyle and Wada have really stepped up and it's been nice," Rizzo said.

Wada only allowed three other hits and was backed by three hits apiece from Chris Coghlan and Starlin Castro, who also drove in a run.

Kyle Lohse (11-7) gave up all four runs on seven hits to take the loss, the third in four games for the NL Central leaders.

Lohse suffered an ankle injury during his at-bat in the top of the inning but stayed in the game and served up long balls to Baez and Rizzo.

"It didn't feel right...and I tweaked it checking a swing," Lohse said. "I couldn't push off the way I wanted to."

The blasts made it 4-0 after the Cubs had scored twice in the first courtesy of Rizzo's sacrifice fly and Castro's RBI single.

Lohse did not come back out for the fourth, and Marco Estrada threw four scoreless innings to keep the Brewers within striking distance.

Weeks and Maldonado made things interesting, but Justin Grimm, Neil Ramirez and Hector Rondon combined to keep Milwaukee off the board the rest of the way. Rondon picked up his 16th save with a perfect ninth.

Game Notes

Castro is riding a 12-game hitting streak ... Cubs starting pitchers have thrown seven consecutive quality outings ... Thursday's finale of this four- game series pits Milwaukee's Mike Fiers against Edwin Jackson.

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CAR 17
CLE 13
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
CAR
3rd
TOR 79
NYK 67
 
2nd
CLE 26
MEM 23
 
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MIA
BOS
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BRK
DET
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SAC
LAL
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ORL
PHI
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WAS
PHO
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MIN
IND
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OKC
NOP
Final
UVA 76
HARV 27
Final
BGU 68
FERST 82
 
Final
ARMY 72
MAINE 69
 
Final
QUIN 60
ORST 52
Final
CLST 69
USF 65
 
Final
CARK 55
CCAR 72
 
Final
UWGB 66
ARKLR 46
 
Final
RAD 74
CORN 61
 
Final
UNT 62
CREI 58
Final
CAN 67
HC 48
 
Final
USB 67
GHND 52
 
Final
OKST 64
MD 73
Final
WINT 100
REIN 72
 
Final
UGST 68
SMISS 55
Final
NEOM 77
TXPA 72
 
Final
STLU 58
VERM 55
 
Final
UNCA 62
WCU 66
 
Final
EVAN 81
ALAST 63
 
Final
HART 82
FIU 69
 
Final
VALPO 82
GOSHEN 55
 
Final
LIP 69
PEAY 63
 
Final
DEN 46
BRY 48
 
Final
MONT 62
SD 67
 
Final
MTST 65
TENST 47
 
2nd
SAMF 64
LAMON 50
 
2nd
SCAR 60
COKR 40
 
2nd
HAMP 38
NARZ 27
 
2nd
SDU 53
SDCHR 31
 
2nd
BC 48
USC 49
 
Half
NICST 32
TROY 25
 
Half
BRAD 27
UCI 22
 
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UGA
SHU
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ALA
APP
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KSU
NDST
 
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WASU
SJST
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UTEP
ALCOR
 
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SEAT
SACST
 
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DET
COL
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EDM
DAL
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BOS
BUF
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NYR
CAR
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CHI
TOR
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WIN
PHI
Final
NOS 14
ATL 30
Final
HOU 25
BAL 13
Final
CAR 17
CLE 13
Final
CHI 14
DET 20
Final
TAM 3
GBP 20
Final
PIT 20
KAN 12
Final
MIA 37
MIN 35
Final
NYJ 16
NEP 17
2nd
STL 3
NYG 20
 
2nd
OAK 7
BUF 7
 
2nd
DAL 21
IND 0
 
8:30pm Tonight
ARI
SEA