MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, Milwaukee 1

Aug. 1, 2013 at 12:40 AM

CHICAGO, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Edwin Jackson allowed a lone run over eight innings Wednesday and the Chicago Cubs produced two homers to down Milwaukee 6-1.

Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run blast in the third inning and Starlin Castro contributed a solo shot in the fourth in helping the Cubs snap a three-game losing streak.

David DeJesus drove in three runs, one of them with an infield hit in the fourth and two more with a single in the sixth that gave Chicago a 6-0 cushion.

Jackson (7-11) was touched for eight hits, but did not walk a batter. He won for the fourth time in six starts.

The loss went to Wily Peralta (7-11), who allowed four runs on five hits in five innings.

There was a rain delay of just over an hour during the sixth inning.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Alabama football: Crimson Tide host Arkansas, hope to continue momentum from Georgia game
St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey fined for 'sleeping' on the job
Toronto Maple Leafs lose in Mike Babcock's debut, earn Montreal Canadians' respect
Johnny Manziel's grandfather loses home in 'suspicious' fire