facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Chicago Cubs 5 (1st game)

July 30, 2013 at 6:21 PM

CHICAGO, July 30 (UPI) -- Khris Davis hit a three-run home run to key a rally Tuesday and help Milwaukee to a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the first game of a doubleheader.

The Cubs had a five-run rally in the fifth inning to take a 5-2 lead but the Brewers came back with a big rally of their own two innings later to beat James Russell (1-3).

Russell entered the game with one out in the seventh and runners on first and second. Davis connected with Russell's first pitch for his second home run of his major-league career. After another out, Norichika Aoki singled and stole second and third ahead of a Jean Segura double that put Milwaukee ahead.

Rob Wooten (1-0) got his first major-league win in relief but Brewers closer Jim Henderson made it interesting with two ninth-inning walks before finishing off his 13th save.

The Brewers led 2-0 after a fourth-inning home run by Segura and a fifth-inning homer from Yuniesky Betancourt. It was the 12th home run of the season for each.

Chicago bunched together six singles and a walk in the fifth for all five of its runs. Darwin Bailey drove in the first two runs and Wellington Castillo, Carlos Villanueva and David DeJesus followed with consecutive RBI base hits for a 5-2 lead.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
SB50: Denver Broncos face tough call at QB in 2016
Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend claims he hit her
NFLPA hopes to have independent arbitration for player discipline next season
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall