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Contreras homers in 15th, Cubs beat Brewers 2-1

As the ball sailed to the left-field bleachers, Willson Contreras spun and tossed his bat toward the Cubs' dugout. He let his helmet go as he approached the plate, got mobbed by teammates and had his jersey ripped off. The…

Yelich homers, Hader gets 8 outs, Brewers beat slumping Cubs

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Coming off four days of rest, All-Star reliever Josh Hader was ready for an extended outing for Milwaukee on Sunday.Not what the slumping Chicago Cubs needed at the end of a miserable, season-opening road trip.Christian Yelich homered and drove in three, Hader completed an eight-out save and the Brewers beat the Cubs 4-2 to take two of three in the series.The Cubs lost for the seventh time in eight games, dropping to 2-7 ahead of their home opener Monday.

Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first NL Central title since 2011 by downing the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday in a tiebreaker game.