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Brewers score five in ninth to beat Cubs

Big inning breaks scoreless tie

CHICAGO - The Milwaukee Brewers broke open a scoreless game with five runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the Chicago Cubs, 5-0 at Wrigley Field Monday night.

Starting pitchers Kyle Lohse and Jeff Samardzija were nearly unhittable.

Lohse went six shutout innings allowing just five hits. Samardzija pitched seven scoreless innings giving up just three hits, striking out seven.

In the ninth, the Brewers finally scored when Carlos Gomez looped a base hit to left center field to score Jean Segura.

Jeff Bianchi followed with a two-run single, then two batters later, Rickie Weeks hit a two-run double as the Brewers scored five in the ninth.

Brandon Kintzler (3-0) got the win in relief. Pedro Strop (1-4) allowed all five runs for the Cubs in taking the loss.


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