The Milwaukee Brewers have virtually run away from the pack in the NL Central. As good as they've played in the last month and a half they have played their best at home. The Cubs were the Brewers latest victim as they took all three from their rivals from the South in their weekend set at Miller Park.
The Brewers got the scoring started early again on Sunday in the series finale. Ryan Braun hit an RBI double in the bottom of the first to get the Brew Crew on the board with a 1-0 lead. The score remained 1-0 until the fifth inning when the red hot Corey Hart hit a two-run homer to give Milwaukee a 3-0 lead. The Cubs would start a mini comeback in the eighth when Darwin Barney hit an RBI double and would pull to within one in the ninth on a Tyler Colvin homerun, but the Brewers would hold on to take the series finale 3-2.
Zack Greinke continued his impressive pitching at Miller Park this season. Greinke went seven and two-thirds and allowed just one run on four hits. The Brewers righty improved his record to 13-5 on the season and is a perfect 10-0 at Miller Park. Brewers Closer John Axford was a little shakey in the ninth but held on to earn his 40th save of the season.
Casey Coleman came through with a quality start for the Cubs Sunday. Coleman went seven innings and allowed three runs on six hits. The Cubs youngster fell to 2-7 on the season.
The Cubs will now travel to San Francisco to begin a series with the Giants.