Sep 18, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers first basemanSean Halton
(11) is greeted by third basemanAramis Ramirez
(16) and catcherJonathan Lucroy
(20) after hitting a grand slam home run in the first inning at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Chicago Cubs starter Chris Rusin allowed six runs in four innings, while the Cubs fell to their fifth straight loss and 14th shut out, 7-0, against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Wednesday night.
The Cubs have scored seven runs during their five-game losing streak and are one game short of their season high set May 19-25.
Milwaukee scored five runs in the fifth inning off Rusin (2-4, 3.52 ERA). Aramis Ramirez hit an RBI single and Sean Halton hit an opposite field grand slam on a 3-2 pitch with two out.
Rookie Khris Davis hit a solo home run – his 10th of the season – in the fourth inning for a 6-0 Milwaukee lead.
Ryan Sweeney‘s double in the seventh inning was the Cubs lone extra base hit on the night.
Milwaukee starter Tyler Thornburg (3-1, 2.85 ERA) allowed two hits, struck out four and walked two in six innings.