• Big firsts from Lake, Rusin carry Cubs over Brewers

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 6, 2013
    Lake hit his first career grand slam, and his bunt single set up Rusin's two-run base hit to spark the Cubs to an 8-5 win over the Brewers and into a tie for last in the National League Central. Rookie outfielder Junior Lake showed some baseball savvy on Friday, Chris Rusin salvaged a couple of RBIs from an abbreviated start and Kevin Gregg reached an unexpected milestone. The Brewers lead the Cubs in the season series, 8-5, but both teams have 60-80 records. "Finishing fourth, fifth if you're not finishing first or going to the playoffs, it's not a good season," manager Dale Sveum said. Lake is having a good season. Two batters later, Lake homered on a 1-0 slider to complete the five-run inning. "He missed location a lot. "Who would have thought that when we left Spring Training that Kevin Gregg would be getting 30 of our saves?" Sveum said. "He's done one heck of a job.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Lake has grand slam as Cubs edge Brewers

      Rookie Junior Lake hit his first career grand slam in Chicago's five-run first inning and the Cubs held off the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Friday.
      Source: ESPN.com

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