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Offense erupts
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Brewers 11, Cubs 2
J.J. Hardy launches a homer in the second inning, his ninth of the season. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Backed by a massive amount of support, Braden Looper cruised to his seventh win by tossing six frames of two-run ball. Casey McGehee had four hits, including a homer, and five RBIs, while Mike Cameron also went deep while driving in four.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (43-38)
Won 1
Milwaukee 11, Chi Cubs 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (39-39)
Lost 1
July 4, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
5 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0   11 14 2
Chi Cubs
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
Standings thru 7/4/09  |  Recap: MIL | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Cubs stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Counsell, 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .289
Hardy, SS 5 2 2 1 0 2 2 .228
Braun, LF 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 .327
Fielder, 1B 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 .310
McGehee, 3B 5 3 4 5 0 0 1 .331
  Narveson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cameron, CF 3 1 2 4 1 0 0 .248
  b-Gerut, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Hart, C, RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .249
Kendall, C 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 .232
Looper, P 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .107
  a-Gamel, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .239
  Villanueva, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Coffey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Hall, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .202
Totals 40 11 14 10 5 4 17  

a-Walked for Looper in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Cameron in the 8th. c-Struck out for Coffey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Braun (19, Harden), Cameron (16, Harden), Hart, C (17, Samardzija).
3B: McGehee (1, Harden).
HR: Cameron (14, 1st inning off Harden, 2 on, 1 out), Hardy (9, 2nd inning off Harden, 0 on, 1 out), McGehee (6, 6th inning off Samardzija, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Counsell; Hardy 5; Braun 3; Fielder; McGehee 9; Cameron 6; Hart, C 3.
RBI: McGehee 5 (26), Cameron 4 (39), Hardy (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Looper; Kendall 3; Braun.
GIDP: McGehee.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Braun (7, 2nd base off Patton, D/Soto).

FIELDING
E: Hart, C (3, fielding), McGehee (5, throw).
DP: 3 (Hardy-Counsell-Fielder 2, McGehee-Counsell-Fielder).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Fukudome, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .259
  Blanco, A, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
Theriot, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .287
  Hart, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lee, D, 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .281
  Baker, Je, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .120
Bradley, RF 2 1 1 2 2 0 0 .244
Fox, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .299
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .223
Soto, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232
Fontenot, 2B 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .231
Harden, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .238
  Patton, D, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Hoffpauir, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .245
  Samardzija, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Fuld, PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .364
Totals 33 2 7 2 3 6 12  

a-Struck out for Patton, D in the 4th. b-Grounded out for Samardzija in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Bradley (6, 3rd inning off Looper, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Fukudome; Lee, D; Bradley 4; Fox; Fontenot 2; Harden.
RBI: Bradley 2 (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano, A 2.
GIDP: Theriot; Soto; Fox.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Soto (3).
DP: (Fontenot-Blanco, A-Baker, Je).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Looper (W, 7-4) 6.0 6 2 2 3 3 1 4.78
Villanueva 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.74
Coffey 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.70
Narveson 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 8.00
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harden (L, 5-5) 2.0 8 7 7 1 1 2 5.35
Patton, D 2.0 3 2 2 2 0 0 5.63
Samardzija 3.0 3 2 2 1 2 1 6.14
Hart, K 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.59

Harden pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Samardzija.
IBB: Fielder (by Harden), Fielder (by Patton, D).
Pitches-strikes: Looper 112-62, Villanueva 7-5, Coffey 9-7, Narveson 14-11, Harden 52-33, Patton, D 37-21, Samardzija 45-31, Hart, K 23-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Looper 10-4, Villanueva 1-2, Coffey 1-0, Narveson 0-2, Harden 3-2, Patton, D 4-1, Samardzija 3-3, Hart, K 2-2.
Batters faced: Looper 26, Villanueva 3, Coffey 3, Narveson 4, Harden 15, Patton, D 11, Samardzija 13, Hart, K 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Patton, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, R to L.
T: 2:36.
Att: 40,088.
July 4, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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