For the second consecutive day one inning’s worth of offense proved to be enough for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Jeff Bianchi came off the bench to deliver a two-RBI single in the seventh inning and starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo helped his own cause with an RBI single of his own later in the frame as the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Gallardo (11-9) was strong on the mound as well scattering three hits and one walk while striking out six over seven innings to win for the third time in his last five outings.
His lone mistake came in the fifth when Junior Lake hit a solo home run to left to stake Chicago to a 1-0 lead.
Milwaukee managed just two hits and three baserunners over five innings against Cubs starter Scott Baker who missed the entire 2012 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
One inning after Baker was pulled the Brewers put together their big inning.
With one out Aramis Ramirez doubled and Carlos Gomez s...