Gindl, Peralta lead Brewers to 6-1 win over Cubs
Wily Peralta. Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Caleb Gindl had three hits, including a two-run home run, and Wily Peralta pitched six strong innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.
The Brewers' fourth win in five games moved them 3 1/2 games above Chicago at the bottom of the NL Central.
Peralta (10-15) gave up an unearned run on five hits. He struck out seven while walking two.
Edwin Jackson (8-16) lasted only four innings for the Cubs, giving up two runs on two hits and three walks. Jackson has the most losses of any pitcher in the NL. Peralta is second with 15.