The Milwaukee Brewers fell out of first place in the NL Central Division, falling to the Chicago Cubs 7-2 in 11 innings on Monday night at Miller Park.
It’s the seventh straight loss for the Brewers in their series with the Cubs this season, falling to 1-8 overall against their rivals to the south.
Ryan Braun took a home run away from Cubs catcher Wilson Contreras in the sixth inning, but the Cubs finally got to Josh Hader in the 8th. They tied the game 2-2 when Jason Heyward singled to drive in Ben Zobrist.
Anthony Rizzo’s go-ahead solo home run ignited a five-run 11th inning to lift the Cubs to the victory. The Cubs scored all five runs off of reliever Matt Albers. [Read more…]