Jeff Bianchi clubbed his first Major League home run, a 3-run blast in the second inning to power the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.
Bianchi had the green light with 2-outs and a 3-0 count.
Yovani Gallardo (14-8) worked 7 innings, striking out 9 for his seventh straight win. The Brewers have won 7 of their last 8.
Travis Wood lost for the 8th time in his last nine starts despite holding the Brewers to 5-hits and 3-runs in 7 innings.
Game 3 of the 4-game series is tonight.