CHICAGO (AP) – Tyrone Taylor scored in both games, Aaron Ashby scored the 12 highest in his career 12 in a nightcap and …
CHICAGO (AP) – Tyrone Taylor scored in both games, Aaron Ashby scored the highest 12 of his career in the night, and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-6 and 3-1 on Monday.
Luis Urias laid Homer out of three rounds in the basket to the left of center to break a draw in the seventh inning in the first. The Brewers trailed 4-2 before Taylor twice ran Homer in sixth from Matt Swarmer, and Milwaukee led 2-1 in the second game when Taylor Hamer from left-hander Brendan Hughes in eighth.
Victor Caratini made a home run in the tie-break in the fifth inning against his former team, and the Brewers won for the third time in a row, receiving just three hits in a nightly match. The cubs extended their losing streak to three.
Ashby (1-3) allowed one run and five shots out of six with over innings, abandoning Wilson Contreras ’hamran through the left stands and onto Waveland Avenue in the fourth. He left with a loaded base in the seventh, and Brad Boxberger knocked out pinch-forward Nick Herner and forced Andrelton Simmons to stand out in a 5-2-3 double.
Boxberger made two zero innings, and Josh Hudder remained perfect with 18 chances to save, getting his second of the day.
Drew Smiley of Chicago made three innings without a hit and left due to a sore right oblique early in the fourth. Anderson Espinosa (0-1), a 24-year-old right-hander who made his Premier League debut, made two runs and two shots in four innings.
Rowdy Tellez hit the RBI double in the fourth.
The first game was a 4 draw when Mike Broso singled out Daniel Norris (0-3) with two outs and Colten Wong came out. Urias hit a 3-2 slider for a drive that barely made its way through the ivy, his fifth homer this season.
Jace Peterson went on a long solo trip to Milwaukee.
Swarmer and Ethan Small of Milwaukee made their major league debuts in the first game. It was the first time in Brewers history when both launchers debuted, and the first time for the Cubs since 1944.
Swarmer allowed four runs – one earned – five strokes and one move in six innings.
Small was charged with two runs and four strokes with four strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings. The left-hander faced management challenges in the third when there were four.
PJ Higgins and Rafael Ortega made solo throws on consecutive margins from Trevor Kelly in the fourth. Higgins’ Homer was his first in major competitions; Ortega finished with three punches.
Miguel Sanchez (1-1) declined one shot in two zero innings.
Taylor made sensational jumps to catch Frank Schwindel’s fly against the side wall of the right field to close the sixth inning of the second game. Taylor ran hard, calculating his jump into the wall and fell on the warning path. The ball was squeezed and almost came out of Taylor’s glove, but the catch was confirmed by video inspection.
BACK TO THE FARM
The Brewers chose from Small to Triple-A Nashville between games and then chose RHP Luke Barker’s contact to fill a spot on the list.
CUBS ROSTER MOVEMENT
The Cubs appointed RHP veteran Robert Gselman for the appointment and chose Hughes ’contract with Triple-A Iowa. The cubs recalled Nelson Velázquez from Triple-A Iowa. Velázquez started both games from the right and had two shots from the field.
Brewers: RHP Brandon Woodruff placed on a 15-day IL with a high right ankle dislocation, a retroactive move until Saturday. Woodruff twice participated in the All-Star Game, was injured Friday in St. Louis when he scored four innings in defeat. He has a 5-3 of 4.74 ERA in nine games this season. The Brewers recalled RHP Peter Strzelecki from Triple-A Nashville.
Cubs: Newcomer OF Seiya Suzuki has been included in the list of victims for 10 days with retroactive effect until Friday, with dislocation of the left ring finger. Suzuki was injured on Thursday’s game against the Reds in Cincinnati when he stole second place in the third inning and clasped his hand on the bag. … Placed OF Jonathan Villar on a 10-day IL, back to Friday, with a mouth injury sustained during training. … Translated by Ethan Roberts’ RHP (inflammation of the right shoulder) into a 60-day IL.
Eric Lauer’s LHP is scheduled to start on Tuesday (5-1, 2.31) and Justin Steele’s LHP on Tuesday (1-5, 5.40) for the Cubs.
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