Brewers pound Cubs, 7-0

Halton's first inning grand slam sets the tone
Brewers pound Cubs, 7-0

Sean Halton hit a grand slam in a five-run first inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-0 at Miller Park Wednesday night.

Aramis Ramirez drove in Jean Segura with a single in the first to set up Halton’s grand slam to right, his fourth homer of the season.

Khris Davis added his 10th homer of the season in the fourth inning and Carlos Gomez drove in the Brewers other run with a double in the seventh.

Tyler Thornburg (3-1) pitched six shutout innings, allowing just two hits and two walks, striking out four.

Chris Rusin (2-5) took the loss for the Cubs.

Brewers’ shortstop Jean Segura left the game in the first inning with a strained right hamstring

The Brewers and Cubs close out their series at Miller Park Thursday afternoon with a game at 1:10 pm.