CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Freddy Peralta pitched effectively into the sixth inning, Avisail García smacked a go-ahead two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 in the first game of a doubleheader.
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Peralta allowed two runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings. The All-Star right-hander struck out eight and walked two. Devin Williams got the final three outs for his second save after loading the bases with one out in the seventh.
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Final (Game 1): Brewers 4, Cubs 2. pic.twitter.com/xEviqvHEGY
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 10, 2021
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