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Brewers 13, Cubs 10: Do-it-yourself recap

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Friday night in Milwaukee, the Cubs lost their sixth in a row, 13-10 (!) to the Brewers.

Rather than write up my own recap to this fiasco, I thought I’d let you put together your own. Here you go! (NOTE! If you are reading this article via Google AMP or Apple News, you will have to go to a regular web browser to be able to read the words below.)

The Cubs might have won this game, but the Brewers. The Cubs scored
The Brewers scored
The Cubs got a home run from
Jose Quintana usually pitches well at Miller Park but this time, not so much. He allowed more runs than .
The Cubs bullpen . If they had actually done a good job, the Cubs might have come back to win this game, as they got to within .

Interlude! Here’s Daniel Descalso’s long three-run homer [VIDEO]!


The Cubs have now scored more runs during the 2019 season than
After Quintana, the Cubs pitchers who finished the game were
And, Kintzler put the game out of reach in the seventh by giving up

Interlude! Here’s Jason Heyward’s first home run of 2019 [VIDEO]!


The Cubs' record is now
But that doesn't matter, because
Saturday night in Milwaukee, the Cubs will

In that game, the Cubs will send Cole Hamels to the mound to face Corbin Burnes, and Hamels will...

Saturday's game will be televised on

Manager Joe Maddon's comments after Friday's game included:

The bottom line is, I thought we all needed a bit of levity after Friday night’s game. Even the Cubs Twitter account got into the fun, depressing as this loss was:

Those two teams, incidentally, will open the 100th anniversary NFL season at Soldier Field Thursday, September 5. On that day, the Cubs will be... playing the Brewers at Miller Park. Let’s hope the Cubs are ahead of Milwaukee by then.

SITE NOTE: Normally, the game preview for a 6 p.m. CT start would post here at 4 p.m. CT. I am pushing that back to 4:30 p.m. CT today for reasons that will become evident this afternoon.