The Chicago Cubs have a 2-1 lead on the Milwaukee Brewers in the sixth inning thanks to home runs from Ian Kennedy and Reed Johnson. Johnson pinch-hit for Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija in the top of the sixth and promptly took Brewers starter Marco Estrada deep to give his team the lead.
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Samardzija went five innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out six batters. The Brewers picked up their lone run of the game in the fourth inning on a sac fly by Taylor Green.
At the plate, the Cubs have a total of five hits; David DeJesus, Starlin Castro and Tony Campana have hits in addition to the solo shots from Johnson and Kennedy.
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