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Cubs 6, Brewers 3
Dave Bush walked five and allowed six hits in the finale with the Cubs. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
The Brewers started hot, with Rickie Weeks tying a club record by scoring in his 16th straight game on a collision in a two-run first. But starter Dave Bush could not keep the Cubs in check, allowing six runs in 5 1/3 innings, and the offense was unable to cash in enough to earn a sweep.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (2-1)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 6, Milwaukee 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (1-2)
Won 1
April 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 6 0
Chi Cubs
0 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 X   6 7 1
Standings thru 4/3/08  |  Recap: MIL | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Cubs stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B3220101.250
Gwynn, CF3110012.571
  Kapler, CF1000011.167
Fielder, 1B3012011.300
Braun, LF4000011.286
  Turnbow, P0000000.000
Hall, 3B3000020.167
  McClung, P0000000.000
  a-Gross, PH-LF1000001.000
Hart, C, RF3000110.182
Hardy, SS4000001.077
Bush, P2000000.000
  Counsell, 3B10101001.000
Kendall, C4010012.400
Totals323623810 

a-Popped out for McClung in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Gwynn (1, Dempster), Weeks (1, Marmol).
TB: Weeks 3; Gwynn 2; Fielder; Counsell; Kendall.
RBI: Fielder 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fielder; Kendall.
SF: Fielder.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Weeks (1, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4112114.077
Theriot, SS5011005.214
Lee, 1B5000013.214
Ramirez, 3B3211101.111
Fukudome, RF2210210.500
DeRosa, 2B3011001.250
Soto, C2001101.125
Pie, CF3010013.273
Dempster, P2000025.000
  a-Fontenot, PH1110000.400
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  b-Ward, PH0000100.000
  1-Cedeno, PR0000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
Totals306766623 

a-Doubled for Dempster in the 6th. b-Walked for Marmol in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (2, Bush), Fontenot (1, Bush), Theriot (1, McClung).
HR: Ramirez (1, 5th inning off Bush, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Theriot 2; Ramirez 4; Fukudome 2; DeRosa; Pie; Fontenot 2.
RBI: DeRosa (1), Soto (2), Soriano 2 (2), Ramirez (1), Theriot (1).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano; Theriot 2; Ramirez; Lee 2.
SF: Soto.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano (1, 2nd base off McClung/Kendall), Pie (1, 2nd base off Turnbow/Kendall), Fukudome (1, 2nd base off Bush/Kendall), Theriot (1, 3rd base off McClung/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Fukudome (1, throw).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bush (L, 0-1)5.166654110.13
McClung 1.21000200.00
Turnbow 1.00001000.00
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster (W, 1-0)6.03212501.50
Marmol 2.02111102.70
Wood (S, 1)1.010002013.50

HBP: DeRosa (by Bush), Pie (by Turnbow).
Pitches-strikes: Bush 105-56, McClung 27-16, Turnbow 23-13, Dempster 91-60, Marmol 42-24, Wood 17-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bush 7-5, McClung 0-3, Turnbow 2-1, Dempster 7-6, Marmol 0-5, Wood 1-0.
Batters faced: Bush 28, McClung 6, Turnbow 5, Dempster 23, Marmol 9, Wood 4.
Inherited runners-scored: McClung 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 43 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 37,973.

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