The Brewers lost their third consecutive game on Friday night, losing to the Cubs 4-3 in 10 innings. Ian Happ was responsible for all four runs for Chicago in the win.
The Brewers got on the board first with a solo home run by Tyrone Taylor in the fifth inning. The Brewers led 1-0.
Freddy Peralta had a sensational night on the mound. He pitched six innings without allowing a hit and only allowed one base runner. However, Peralta was pulled before the seventh inning and Matt Bush relieved him.
In the seventh inning, Ian Happ hit his first home run of the night. It was a two-run home run to give the Cubs a 2-1 lead.
The Cubs held on to a one run lead until the bottom of the ninth inning when Rowdy Tellez hit a solo home run to tie the game for Milwaukee. The next two men reached base, but could not score and the game headed to extra innings.
In the top of the tenth inning, Devin Williams pitched for Milwaukee. The first batter he faced was Ian Happ and it did not go well. Happ hit a two-run home run to right field and the Cubs took a 4-2 lead.
In the bottom of the tenth inning, the Brewers scored a run to cut the deficit to 4-3. Then, they loaded the bases. However, Jace Peterson hit into a double play to end the game and send the Brewers home with a 4-3 loss to Chicago.
The Brewers have lost three games in a row. The second game of the series against the Cubs in Milwaukee will be Saturday night at 6:10pm.