CHICAGO — Freddy Peralta pitched 5 sharp innings, Travis Shaw hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-Zero on Tuesday evening to cease a three-game slide.
Peralta (1-0) struck out eight and walked 4. Kris Bryant doubled within the fourth for Chicago’s solely hit of the sport.
Shaw related within the first in opposition to Adbert Alzolay (0-1), sending an opposite-field drive deep to left-center. Daniel Vogelbach walked with one out and Christian Yelich singled forward of Shaw’s first homer of the season.
Omar Narvaez added a solo drive within the fourth. He additionally went deep in the course of the Brewers’ 5-Three loss to the Cubs on Monday evening.
Each benches emptied when Brewers reliever Brad Boxberger hit Willson Contreras with a pitch to guide off the Cubs’ half of the ninth. Contreras, who was beaned within the helmet on Monday, began yelling and strolling towards the mound, however was steered to first base by teammates.
The groups milled round briefly on the left facet of the diamond, however shortly returned to their dugouts.
Boxberger, who was simply activated on Tuesday, then bought Anthony Rizzo to floor right into a double play. Bryant bounced to 3rd to finish the sport.
After Peralta departed, Brent Suter labored three innings of near-perfect aid, permitting solely a stroll to pinch hitter Matt Duffy within the eighth.
Chicago had its greatest scoring likelihood within the fourth, when Bryant doubled and superior to 3rd on Yelich’s error. However Peralta struck out Joc Pederson and Javier Báez, ending the inning.
Alzolay (0-1) allowed 4 runs and 4 hits in 5 innings. Chicago had gained three in a row.
Milwaukee traded infielder Orlando Arcia to the Atlanta Braves for right-handers Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel. Sobotka and Weigel will report back to the Brewers’ alternate coaching web site in Appleton, Wisconsin.
The transfer clears the best way for 23-year-old Luis Urías to take over because the Brewers’ on a regular basis shortstop.
Brewers: CF Lorenzo Cain (indirect pressure) was held out of the beginning lineup, however was out there off the bench.
Cubs: Contreras began regardless of being hit within the entrance of the helmet by a Devin Williams pitch within the seventh inning Monday evening. … C Austin Romine (proper knee soreness) is eligible to return off the 10-day injured listing Thursday, however supervisor David Ross mentioned he needs to make sure the veteran “looks like he can catch 9 innings” earlier than recalling him the crew’s alternate web site in South Bend, Indiana.
Brewers right-hander Brandon Woodruff (0-0, 6.75 ERA) faces Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 9.00 ERA) on Wednesday afternoon within the sequence finale. Woodruff and Hendricks are attempting to rebound from tough opening-day begins.