Ashby tagged, but Brewers sweep Cubs for 8th straight win
Cubs Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Aaron Ashby throws to the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Milwaukee. The Brewers swept the three-game series and increased their NL Central lead to six games over Chicago. His error at shortstop helped the Cubs break loose at the start against Ashby. Called up from Triple-A to start, the 23-year-old Ashby -- and nephew of two-time All-Star pitcher Andy Ashby -- was in trouble right away. Willson Contreras led off the game with a single and the Cubs loaded the bases with no outs.wftv.com
DeGrom pulled with shoulder issue from Mets' 6-3 win vs Cubs
Jacob deGrom was pulled from a second straight start with an arm injury, this time leaving after three perfect innings with right shoulder soreness, but the New York Mets bullpen stepped up to finish a three-hitter in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.