Chase Anderson's task Tuesday night was to be better than the best, and he was up to the challenge.
Anderson took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with 8 2/3 strong innings to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night.
The Cubs entered averaging 5.94 runs per game, but Anderson (2-5) stopped them almost cold to snap a personal five-game skid.
"Those guys are in first place," Anderson said. "They have a heck of a record."
The Cubs came in with a major-league leading 27-9 mark, but Anderson used near perfect execution to hold them down.
"When you execute pitches, I feel like you can get...