Yelich scores on Braun's fly in 9th, Brewers beat Cubs 1-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich scored on Ryan Braun's ninth-inning sacrifice fly, Brandon Woodruff pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 as they tried to climb back into playoff contention.

Woodruff, Devin Williams and Josh Hader (1-1) combined on a two-hitter with 16 strikeouts.

Coming off a 19-0 rout of Detroit, Milwaukee pitchers extended their scoreless streak to 19 innings.

The Brewers have pitched consecutive shutouts for the first time since Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 last year Wrigley Field. 

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