Chicago Cubs Take First Game Against the Milwaukee Brewers

July 3, 2009 by  

The Chicago Cubs were able to get out of their offensive woes against Seth McClung and the Milwaukee Brewers, as they took down the NL Central division leaders 9-5.

Derek Lee led the Cubs with a career-high seven RBI on two home runs, going two-for-four on the day.

Ryan Dempster had a decent start, allowing just three earned runs in six and 2/3 innings, tying a season high with nine strikeouts.

The Cubs scored all of their runs on home runs, starting with Lee’s first home run, a three-run jack in the first inning, which also drove in Sam Fuld and Ryan Theriot.

Two batters later, Jake Fox hit another home run, this one a solo shot that put the Cubs up 4-0 in the first inning.

The Brewers battled ba...

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