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Grienke Shuts Down Cubs As Brewers Take Sole Possession Of First Place

Last updated on Thursday, July 28, 2011

(MILWAUKEE, WI) - Zack Grienke and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as the milwaukee Brewers blanked the Chicago Cubs 2-0.

Milwaukee's offense came in the second inning with Prince Fielder hitting a solo home run, his 23rd of the season, and Yuniesky Betancourt adding a sacrifice fly.

Grienke went six and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and three walks while striking out nine to move to 8-4.

Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano allowed both Brewers runs on six hits in his six and two-thirds innings to drop to 7-6.

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