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SportCubs snap skid behind Heyward's 2 HRs, Hamels' 6 innings

07:05  07 april  2019
07:05  07 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

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MILWAUKEE — Jason Heyward went deep twice for his first multihomer game in a Cubs uniform, Cole Hamels grinded through six solid innings and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 14-8 on Saturday night to end a six-game skid.

BOX SCORE: CUBS 14, BREWERS 8

Heyward hit the first of three Chicago homers against starter Corbin Burnes, with Javier Baez and Victor Caratini also going yard. Heyward added his second shot off Alex Wilson during a seven-run eighth inning. His last multihomer game was on Aug. 16, 2015 for St. Louis against Miami, a season before he signed a $184 million, eight-year contract with Chicago.

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Jason Heyward set career highs in several offensive categories in his lone season with the Spent a fifth season playing rightfield for Atlanta; his 149 games played were his 2 nd highest total behind 158 in 2012 Earned Chicago Cubs sent RF Jason Heyward on a rehab assignment to South Bend Cubs .

Brewers second baseman Jonathan Villar catches Cubs rightfielder Jason Heyward stealing in the The right-hander was excellent in his six - inning outing, limiting Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo & Co. to • The Cubs ' Bryant snapped an 0-for-14 skid to open the season by bouncing an infield single off the

Hamels (1-0) labored early, throwing 51 pitches over the first two innings, but he mostly cruised through the next four innings, retiring 12 of his final 14 batters. He limited the damage early, stranding two by striking out Christian Yelich to end the second. He also got Lorenzo Cain to chase a changeup that would have been ball four with two on and two out in the fourth.

Chicago improved to 2-6 with its first win since opening day. The front office revamped a struggling bullpen earlier Saturday, demoting right-hander Carl Edwards Jr. to Triple-A and putting lefty Mike Montgomery on the 10-day injured list. Kyle Ryan and Allen Webster were called up to replace them but didn't fare much better. Ryan allowed two baserunners while getting two outs to start the seventh, and Webster followed and allowed a three-run homer to Ryan Braun.

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Jason Heyward extends for a nice diving grab in right to rob Ozzie Albies of a hit in the 3rd inning .

Burnes (0-1) struck out six but gave up six hits and three walks. In two starts this season — his first in a big league rotation — Burnes has allowed six home runs over 10 innings.

Braun had three RBIs for Milwaukee. Cain and Eric Thames also went deep.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Cubs: Montgomery has a strained left lat muscle. After missing most of spring training with shoulder soreness, Montgomery made four appearances this season, posting a 16.88 ERA in 2 2/3 innings of work.

Brewers: RHP Jeremy Jeffress could be back with the Brewers sometime during their next homestand. Jeffress has been sidelined with shoulder soreness since his first and only spring training outing but felt good after allowing two runs over 1 1/3 innings for Triple-A San Antonio on Friday night.

UP NEXT

After holding the Reds to two runs over five innings in his 2019 debut, RHP Zach Davies (0-0, 3.60) gets the series finale against Chicago. He'll go up against Cubs RHP Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 4.15 ERA).

Contreras hits 2 HRs as Hamels, Cubs beat Trout-less Angels 5-1

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Cubs snap skid behind 4 HRs , strong Hendricks. Cubs snap skid behind 4 HRs , strong Hendricks. Video Bryant's 99th career home run 00:44 May 7th, 2018. The first is to eat enough of Jason Heyward ' s salary to make it worthwhile for a team to trade for the 29-year-old outfielder.

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