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Series Summary

Final 2-1
Thu 9/21 5 @ 3
Fri 9/22 5 @ 4
Sat 9/23 3 @ 4
MLB Sep 23, 2017

Davis falters, Cubs miss chance to trim number

For a third straight game, the Brewers and Cubs went to extra innings. But Milwaukee came out on top Saturday, rallying for a 4-3 win over the Cubs in 10 innings at Miller Park, with Travis Shaw's walk-off two-run homer the difference.
MLB Sep 23, 2017

Maddon: Jay not bothered by two-strike counts

When Jon Jay fell behind, 0-2, against the Brewers' Brandon Woodruff to open the fifth inning on Friday, he wasn't fazed. The veteran outfielder took two pitches, then fouled off 10 in a row before he singled and eventually scored in the Cubs' 5-4, 10-inning win.
Chicago Tribune Sep 23, 2017

Jon Jay on NL Central race: 'This is when baseball is fun'

Cubs outfielder Jon Jay discusses the team's chase to capture the National League Central before playing the Brewers on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 23, 2017
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers preview, Saturday 9/23, 12:05 CT

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers preview, Saturday 9/23, 12:05 CT

The Cubs go for their third straight win over the Brewers. Notes for an early Saturday afternoon start: The Cubs have won consecutive extra-inning games against the same club in which it had to come-from-behind in both contests for the first time since June 19-20, 2009 vs. the Indians, and it’s the first time the Cubs have turned the trick against the same team on the road in 41 years since doing so May 2, 1976, in both ends of a doubleheader at San Francisco (H/T: STATS Inc.) The comeback victory was the Cubs’ 43rd of the season, second-most in the N.L. (Dodgers, 45) and third-most in...
The Cub Reporter Sep 23, 2017
Cubs @ Brewers: Hendricks vs Suter (Game 154)

Cubs @ Brewers: Hendricks vs Suter (Game 154)

CHC (86-67): RHP Kyle Hendricks (7-5, 3.22)  MIL (81-73): LHP Brent Suter (3-2, 3.41) First pitch: 12:05pmCST Hendricks gave up 1 ER in 7.2 innings and beat the Cardinals on Saturday. He’s 1-1 with a 4.91 in four starts against the Brewers this season. Overall, they are 26-131 (.198) against him. Shaw is 3-10 with 2 HR. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Chicago Tribune Sep 23, 2017

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks, Brewers' Brent Suter meet in Ivy League rematch

The Cubs and Brewers are developing a healthy rivalry, and pitchers Kyle Hendricks and Brent Suter will oppose each other Saturday for the first time since their Ivy League days. Hendricks, who gradauted from Dartmouth in economics, outdueled Suter, who earned a degree from Harvard in environmental...
Sports Mockery Sep 23, 2017
Jon Jay Had The Best At-Bat Of The Season Friday Night

Jon Jay Had The Best At-Bat Of The Season Friday Night

Ben Zobrist called Jon Jay’s 15-pitch masterpiece against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night the best at-bat of the season and he isn’t exaggerating. The Chicago Cubs beat the Brewers in 10 innings for the second straight night at Miller Park, winning 5-4, but it was only made possible thanks to one of the rarest […]
Reviewing the Brew Sep 23, 2017

Milwaukee Brewers: How realistic is the second Wild Card?

The Milwaukee Brewers have dropped the first two games of their four-game set with the Cubs. Both games went into extras and both games ended with the Cubs high-fiving instead of the Brew Crew. The NL Central title essentially belongs to Chicago at this point. Can the Brewers secure the second Wild Card? The last […] Milwaukee Brewers: How realistic is the second Wild Card? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sports Illustrated Sep 23, 2017

A Miserable Three Games May Have Ruined the Brewers' Postseason Push

Milwaukee has wasted three golden opportunities to to gain ground on the Cubs and Rockies.
Chicago Tribune Sep 23, 2017

Cubs starter John Lackey: 'I never really got in a good groove'

Cubs starter John Lackey discusses his outing against the Brewers on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune Sep 23, 2017

Joe Maddon on Cubs win over Brewers

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses the team's win over the Brewers on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune Sep 23, 2017

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell on tag in 10th inning

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell discusses tagging out the Brewers' Eric Sogard in the 10th inning on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune Sep 23, 2017

'Retreats' help Cubs deal with tense moments like wild games with Brewers

Anthony Rizzo revealed Friday that the Cubs have adopted a new method of taking out their frustrations during games, reasoning that "you can only stay sane for so long" without snapping. Speaking of John Lackey, the snap-happy starter was removed with a one-run lead against in the fifth inning...
Sports Mockery Sep 23, 2017
Cubs Beat The Brewers In Another Wild Ending

Cubs Beat The Brewers In Another Wild Ending

Sorry, Milwaukee Brewers fans, it’s over. Good luck in the Wild Card race, but kiss those dreams of a division title goodbye. Once Eric Sogard was tagged out at second base in the bottom of the 10th inning in Friday’s game, it was over. The Chicago Cubs overcame a 3-0 deficit and even after giving […]
CBS Chicago Sep 23, 2017
Cubs Beat Brewers In 10th; Magic Number Down To 5

Cubs Beat Brewers In 10th; Magic Number Down To 5

Tommy La Stella drew a bases-loaded walk off closer Corey Knebel with one out in the 10th, helping Chicago beat Milwaukee 5-4.
Washington Times Sep 22, 2017

Cubs take control in NL Central with 5-4 win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella drew a bases-loaded walk off All-Star closer Corey Knebel with one out in the 10th inning, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Friday night to tighten their grip on the NL Central. The Cubs hold a five-game lead with ...
MLB Sep 22, 2017

Cubs nip Crew in 10, clip magic number to 4

Pinch-hitter Tommy La Stella worked a bases-loaded walk from Brewers All-Star closer Corey Knebel in the top of the 10th inning, and Carl Edwards Jr. finished a 5-4 Cubs win on Friday night at Miller Park in the teams' second straight extra-innings thriller.
Chicago Tribune Sep 22, 2017

Cubs 5, Brewers 4 (10 inn.)

Photos from the Cubs-Brewers game at Miller Park in Milwaukee on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
MLB Sep 22, 2017

Hendricks looks to slice Cubs' magic number

Last season, the Cubs had the luxury of a huge lead in the National League Central. On Saturday afternoon, they'll try to create a little more distance between themselves and the Brewers in the third game of a key four-game showdown at Miller Park.

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