For the second straight game, the Milwaukee Brewers let a late lead get away, resulting in 5-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs in 10 innings.
With emergency closer Jeremy Jeffress on in the ninth, trying to protect a 3-2 lead, Ian Happ rolled a ground ball to first and beat Jeffress to the bag for an infield hit. He eventually scored on Javier Baez’ base hit to tie the game 3-3.
The Brewers loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth with one out. The Cubs went to a five-man infield and closer Wade Davis struck out Domingo Santana. With two outs and the Cubs defense back to normal, Orlando Arcia then grounded out to Davis and the game went to extra innings.
In the tenth, Kris Bryant clubbed a two-run home run to deep right center field and Davis held off the Brewers in the bottom half to pull out the victory. [Read more…]