While they've dominated the Chicago Cubs in recent matchups, the Milwaukee Brewers have never recorded a four-game sweep in 17 years as NL rivals.
Kyle Lohse will try to help his club accomplish that unprecedented feat with a better performance against Chicago on Thursday at Miller Park.
Milwaukee (68-83) eased to its 33rd win in the last 44 matchups with the Cubs on Wednesday and 22nd in 26 home meetings. Sean Halton's first career grand slam in the first inning was more than enough for the Brewers in a 7-0 rout.
"In a couple months I will sit back and look (and say) that was a crazy week," said Halton, who also hit a three-run walkoff homer Sunday to give the Brewers a 6-5 victory over Cincinnati. "It is unbelievable to get an opportunity to be in those situations let alone come through in them."
Lohse (10-9, 3.46 ERA) will try to lead Milwaukee to another win over its NL Central rivals and its fifth in a row overall. The Brewers haven't won five straight since a season-high, nine...