Cubs rally from 3-0 deficit to beat Brewers 6-3 - FOX 32 News Chicago

Cubs rally from 3-0 deficit to beat Brewers 6-3

Posted: Updated:

CHICAGO (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Scott Hairston had a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and David DeJesus added a two-run single, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 on Tuesday night.
 
   Carlos Marmol (1-1) pitched a scoreless eighth. Kyuji Fujikawa worked a scoreless ninth for his second save, stranding two runners when he got Jonathan Lucroy to pop out.
 
   The Cubs rallied from an early 3-0 deficit.
 
   Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was in the dugout after spending part of the day at a hospital emergency room because of back pain.
 
   One day after being demoted as the Brewers' closer, John Axford (0-2) allowed a leadoff double to Nate Schierholtz in the eighth. Schierholtz advanced to third on Welington Castillo's sacrifice bunt and Luis Valbuena was intentionally walked.
 
   After Dioner Navarro drew a four-pitch walk to load the bases, Alfredo Figaro relieved and Hairston lofted a high fly to Carlos Gomez in shallow center. Schierholtz tagged up and just beat Gomez's throw at the plate.
 
   Axford has given up six earned runs in four appearances.
 
   The gametime temperature was 39 degrees and there was a steady wind. The Brewers took advantage of two Cubs errors to score three runs in the second.
 
   Gomez led off with a single and scored from first on Jean Segura's double. Yuniesky Betancourt reached on an infield single and Castillo, the catcher, made a wild pickoff throw to second. Shortstop Starlin Castro then made a low throw to the plate on a grounder, followed by a diving stop but off-target flip on an infield single.
 
   A throwing error by third baseman Alex Gonzalez helped the Cubs come back in the fifth, setting up Anthony Rizzo's RBI grounder. infield groundout.
 
   Chicago scored twice in the seventh to make it 3-all. Castro had an RBI grounder and Rizzo doubled home the tying run.
 
   Cubs starter Travis Wood pitched 6 1-3 innings and gave up two earned run and seven hits.
 
   NOTES: Brewers RHP Kyle Lohse is Wednesday night's scheduled starter. He allowed one run in six innings in his Milwaukee debut on Friday. RHP Scott Feldman is the scheduled starter for the Cubs on Wednesday. He gave up four runs and five hits in a loss to the Braves on Friday.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow Us!

Share Your Sports Photos & Video

Submit Your Sports Photos
  • Chicago CubsCubsMore>>

  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume against Cubs

    Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:55:39 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
    The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
  • Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:53:08 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. And when the game was finally called early Wednesday morning, they still hoped to play some more.
    The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. And when the game was finally called early Wednesday morning, they still hoped to play some more.
  • Hendricks, Baez help Cubs beat Mets 4-1

    Hendricks, Baez help Cubs beat Mets 4-1

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:39:17 GMT
    Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez hit long homers, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Mets on Monday.
    Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez homered, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Mets on Monday.
Powered by WorldNow

205 N. Michigan Avenue
Ground Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Station Operator: (312) 565-5532
Newsroom: (312)565-5533

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices