Found September 08, 2013 on
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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...
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Yovani Gallardo tossed seven strong innings and Jeff Bianchi delivered a key pinch-hit single, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Sunday.
Gallardo (11-9) allowed one run and three hits. He is 3-0 with a 1.35 ERA in five starts since coming back from a hamstring injury that put him on the disabled list.
Bianchi keyed a three-run seventh with a two-run single...
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Johnny Hellweg pitched six innings for his first career major league victory and Logan Schafer hit a three-run triple to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday.
Hellweg (1-3) allowed three runs on four hits. He struck out one and pitched around three walks to finally earn his first victory after flourishing in the minors.
Brewers relievers Rob Wooten and...
The second time around turned out much better for Johnny Hellweg.
Taking advantage of another shot in the Milwaukee Brewers' rotation the rookie right-hander pitched as if he belonged Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Hellweg induced 11 ground-ball outs in six innings and Logan Schafer provided most of the offense with a three-RBI triple in the fourth inning as the Brewers...