Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

CHICAGO (AP) - Addison Russell hit a three-run homer off Neftali Feliz (0-2) that capped a four-run ninth inning.

The Milwaukee Brewers will look to come out victorious in the rubber match with the Cubbies after falling 9-7 in game 2 against Chicago.

The Cubs trailed by 4-1 after six innings and 4-2 through seven. Wade Davis pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his third save.

Felix Hernandez (2-1) allowed four runs and 12 hits in 6 1/3 innings. The Brewers squandered an opportunity in the top of the sixth, loading the bases with one out but failing to plate any insurance runs. Travis Shaw was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs.

It took the Brewers three batters to break through against Lackey in the first inning. Domingo Santana went 0 for 3 with 2 RBI and Manny Pina along with Oswaldo Arcia each chipped in an RBI in the loss.

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In the sixth, Montero singled with one out and Javier Baez followed with a double to put runners on second and third.

Hundley doubled into the left field corner with two outs to set up Panik's game-winning hit off Scott Alexander (0-1).

That chased Nelson, and then Jay greeted Hughes with a triple off the base of the wall in right-centre to score Almora and tie it. He threw 88 pitches (57 strikes) and appears ready to be activated from the 10-day DL.

"It's not like we're playing poorly", manager Joe Maddon said. "He's ready to go". "Guys just don't show up and do this without being able to do a lot more and be consistent and have very productive seasons".

A night after breaking up a potential no-hitter with a ninth-inning double, Haniger scored in the first inning, had a two-run single in the second and clanged a two-run double off the wall in deep center field in the fourth.

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