MILWAUKEE, April 7 (UPI) -- Rich Hill checked Milwaukee on one hit over seven innings Friday night, as the Chicago Cubs beat the Brewers 9-3.
Hill (1-0) struck out six and mowed down the first 15 batters he faced.
Mark DeRosa's two-run homer highlighted a six-run first inning and Roger Cedeno had a solo homer in the eighth for the Cubs.
Corey Hart hit a solo homer in the sixth and Kevin Mench drove in two runs for the Brewers. Milwaukee starter Dave Bush (0-1) gave up six runs on eight hits with one walk and seven strikeouts over six innings.