White Sox starter Dylan Axelrod came on in relief and threw 5 1-3 scoreless innings before tiring in the eighth. Axelrod, scheduled to start Friday against Seattle, was pulled after RBI doubles by Jonathan Lucroy and Sean Halton.
Zack Greinke had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Milwaukee Brewers rediscovered their offense, beating the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Wednesday night.
Shaun Marcum threw eight strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers moved a step closer to the NL Central title with a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Ryan Braun had three hits, including a home run, to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a series sweep with a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Prince Fielder hit his 23rd home run and Rickie Weeks needed to be helped off the field when he injured his left ankle running out a throw to first in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
Rickie Weeks homered and doubled twice as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 to take sole possession of the NL Central lead.