The Cubs got 5 runs in the first on their way to a 6-1 win against the Brewers.
The Cubs got on the board in the first thanks to a Zobrist RBI single, a Russell RBI single, and a Soler three run home run to make it 5-0. The Cubs added another run in the third on a Ross solo home run to make it 6-0. The Brewers got a run in the sixth on an Arcia RBI to make it 6-1.
Lester got the win improving to 13-4 on the year. Lester gave up 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 7 and walking 2 over 6 and 2/3 innings. Nelson took the loss falling to 6-13 on the season. Nelson gave up 6 runs on 6 hits while striking out 4 and walking 2 over 5 innings.
The Cubs will look for the sweep today against the Brewers at 1:20.