Happ homer helps Cubs win in 10th

Happ homer helps Cubs win in 10th

Ian Happ hit a pair of two-run homers, the only hits for the Chicago Cubs, who nevertheless beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 in 10 innings on Friday.

Happ homered off Matt Bush in the seventh and broke a tie off Devin Williams (4-3) in the 10th. Both homers disappeared the ball into right field.

Rowdy Tellez tied the game for Milwaukee in the ninth against Brandon Hughes, but the Brewers squandered scoring opportunities in that inning and in the 10th.

Milwaukee put runners on first and second in the ninth after Keston Hiura reached on an error by shortstop Nico Hoerner and Luis Urias walked.

But the Brewers couldn’t score. Mark Leiter forced Victor Caratini to hit a fly ball to left field. Sean Newcomb (2-0) retired Kolten Wong and Christian Yelich.

For the Cubs, Venezuelan Willson Contreras 4-0 with a run scored. Dominicans Franmil Reyes 3-0, Christopher Morel 3-0.

For the Brewers, Dominican Willy Adames 4-1. The Mexican Urías 2-0. Puerto Rican Caratini 4-0.

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