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Brewers beat Cubs 5-1 to move within 1 game in NL Central

Although the Milwaukee Brewers still trail in the NL Central, they believe the pressure has shifted to the first-place Cubs.

Curtis Granderson homered, tripled and scored three runs, Lorenzo Cain added three hits and the Brewers beat Chicago 5-1 on Wednesday night to move within a game of the division lead.

Granderson finished with three hits and Mike Moustakas had a two-run single for Milwaukee, which took two of three at Wrigley Field.

Josh Hader (6-1) struck out three in a scoreless eighth to get the win. Six Brewers pitchers combined to hold Chicago to six hits.

"We put ourselves in a spot where the division is within reach," Milwaukee...

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