Stroman outpitches Burnes, Cubs beat Brewers to avoid sweep
Patrick Wisdom homered as the Cubs ended a four-game losing streak. Stroman earned his first win for his new team, pitching on his 31st birthday. The Cubs had been outscored 20-2 in dropping the first two games of the series at Milwaukee.
Cubs score 3 touchdowns, beat Pirates 21-0
The Cubs finished with 23 hits in their most lopsided shutout win dating to at least 1901. Their 21 runs were their most since scoring 26 at Colorado on Aug. 18, 1995, and their 21-run margin was their largest since beating the Boston Braves 24-2 on July 3, 1945.