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Crew answers opening bell
Brewers 7, Cubs 5
Manager Ned Yost congratulates Francisco Cordero after he closed out the Cubs. (Morry Gash/AP)
 Graffanino's homer in the second
 Hart's homer in the second
 Braun's homer in the fifth
Ryan Braun went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs, while Tony Graffanino and Corey Hart each added solo shots to help build an early five-run lead. Claudio Vargas earned the win with his 5 1/3 innings, and Francisco Cordero logged his 22nd save after stopping the Cubs cold in their rally efforts.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (24-32)
Lost 1
Milwaukee 7, Chi Cubs 5   MIL
Milwaukee (33-26)
Won 1
June 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0   5 10 0
Milwaukee
1 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 X   7 10 0
Standings thru 6/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Brewers Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5010032.313
Pie, CF5120001.250
Lee, 1B4000122.350
Ramirez, 3B4110103.301
Floyd, RF5122012.309
Barrett, C3210102.244
Theriot, 2B-SS3021100.273
Izturis, SS3000024.248
  b-Murton, PH1000013.264
  Howry, P0000000.000
Lilly, P2000000.115
  a-Jones, PH1000001.241
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  c-DeRosa, PH-2B1012000.258
Totals3751054920 

a-Grounded out for Lilly in the 6th. b-Struck out for Izturis in the 8th. c-Singled for Ohman in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Soriano (17, Vargas), Pie (5, Vargas), Theriot (8, Vargas).
HR: Floyd (3, 6th inning off Vargas, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano 2; Pie 3; Ramirez; Floyd 5; Barrett; Theriot 3; DeRosa.
RBI: Floyd 2 (23), Theriot (19), DeRosa 2 (28).
2-out RBI: DeRosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez; Izturis 2; Lee; Jones; Soriano.
Team LOB: 9.

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hart, RF3211110.298
Hardy, SS4110001.294
Braun, 3B4132000.311
Fielder, 1B3111011.294
Hall, CF2000101.260
  Villanueva, P1000011.000
  Turnbow, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Mench, LF4111012.282
Miller, C4011000.228
Graffanino, 2B4121021.208
Vargas, P2000000.111
  Gwynn, CF2000021.312
Totals337107288 

BATTING
2B: Fielder (15, Lilly), Mench (10, Lilly).
HR: Graffanino (2, 2nd inning off Lilly, 0 on, 1 out), Hart (3, 2nd inning off Lilly, 0 on, 2 out), Braun (3, 5th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hart 4; Hardy; Braun 6; Fielder 2; Mench 2; Miller; Graffanino 5.
RBI: Fielder (46), Graffanino (11), Hart (13), Mench (17), Miller (5), Braun 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Hart; Mench; Miller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mench.
SF: Fielder.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hart (9, 2nd base off Wuertz/Barrett).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly (L, 4-4)5.08661233.99
Eyre 1.00000207.45
Wuertz 0.11111003.46
Ohman 0.20000204.91
Howry 1.01000204.85
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vargas (W, 4-1)5.17332414.01
Villanueva (H, 8)1.20111203.08
Turnbow 0.22111104.62
Cordero (S, 22)1.11000200.36

Villanueva pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Lilly.
Pitches-strikes: Lilly 89-55, Eyre 13-9, Wuertz 13-5, Ohman 8-8, Howry 18-13, Vargas 94-59, Villanueva 25-15, Turnbow 17-9, Cordero 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lilly 6-7, Eyre 1-0, Wuertz 1-0, Ohman 0-0, Howry 0-1, Vargas 2-10, Villanueva 2-1, Turnbow 0-1, Cordero 0-2.
Batters faced: Lilly 24, Eyre 3, Wuertz 3, Ohman 2, Howry 4, Vargas 25, Villanueva 6, Turnbow 5, Cordero 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohman 1-0, Villanueva 1-0, Turnbow 1-1, Cordero 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 67 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:16.
Att: 38,535.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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