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Milwaukee falls to second place after losing three of four to Cubbies

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The Brewers fell back into second place in the National League Central after losing 8-2 Sunday to the Cubs in Chicago.

St. Louis regained the division lead after crushing the Reds in Cincinnati 10-1.


The Cubs moved into third place at 2.5 back, after taking three of four from the Brew Crew at Wrigley.

Geovany Soto drove in Sunday's eventual game-winner with a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning.

Mike Burns took the loss, dropping to 1-2.

He got raked for seven runs on nine hits in four and two-thirds innings.

Ted Lilly, who was named an All-Star Sunday, got the win to go 8-6. He struck out nine in six and a-third innings, giving up two runs on nine hits.

Prince Fielder hit a solo homer and Casey McGehee went 3-4 with an RBI single for the Brewers who were out-hit 13-11.

Derrek Lee and Jake Fox both hit two-run homers for the Cubs, who've won five of seven overall.

The Brewers have lost four of their last five and they're now 11-17 in day games. They're off today, and will host the Cardinals Tuesday.