Greinke strikes out 12, Brewers beat Cubs 8-0
Aoki goes 3 for 4 from leadoff position
MILWAUKEE — Zack Greinke had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Milwaukee Brewers rediscovered their offense, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Wednesday night.
Greinke (7-2) extended his home winning streak to 15 straight decisions at Miller Park.
Greinke gave up two hits in seven innings, with two walks and a wild pitch.
Brooks Conrad — who came into Wednesday’s game batting .059 this season — had a two-run single for the Brewers, while Ryan Braun and Cody Ransom each had RBI doubles. Norichika Aoki had a walk and three hits after being moved to the leadoff spot and Taylor Green hit a three-run homer, the first of his career.