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Milwaukee 5, Chi. Cubs 3
When: 4:05 PM ET, Saturday, September 7, 2013
Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
Temperature: 82°
Umpires: Home - Tim McClelland, 1B - Marty Foster, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Marvin Hudson
Attendance: 34929


Brewers 5, Cubs 3:
Johnny Hellweg pitched six strong innings for his first major-league win and Logan Schafer laced a three-run triple as visiting Milwaukee evened the series and moved back into fourth place in the National League Central.

Hellweg (1-3) allowed three runs on four hits with all the damage coming on a pair of home runs to pick up his first win in his fourth big-league start. Rob Wooten and Brandon Kintzler each worked scoreless frames to get the ball to Jim Henderson, who worked a perfect ninth for his 23rd save.

Chicago starter Jake Arrieta (2-2) allowed four runs on three hits over five innings. Luis Valbuena and Brian Bogusevic homered for the Cubs, who dropped back into the division cellar - one game behind Milwaukee.

Valbuena staked the Cubs to a 2-0 lead with a two-run shot to right in the second, but the Brewers answered with four in the fourth. Scooter Gennett singled home a run to cut the deficit in half, and Schafer cleared the bases with a liner into the gap in right-center.

The Cubs trimmed it to 4-3 on Bogusevic's solo shot in the sixth, but Jonathan Lucroy tripled home Norichika Aoki with an insurance run in the ninth as Milwaukee took a 9-5 lead in the season series.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Milwaukee improved to 24-22 in the second game of a series but is 37-58 in all other contests. … RHP Chang-Yong Lim became the 54th player to appear for the Cubs this season, breaking last year's franchise mark of 53. … The Brewers improved to 52-1 when leading after eight innings.

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
Milwaukee   Chi. Cubs
John Hellweg Player Jake Arrieta
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
1 Strikeouts 4
4 Hits 3
4.50 ERA 7.20
Hitting
Milwaukee   Chi. Cubs
Jonathan Lucroy Player Anthony Rizzo
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 2
.400 Avg .500
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Milwaukee 5 0 9 .161 17 9 5 7 0 0
Chi. Cubs 7 2 13 .233 10 3 3 3 0 1