Cubs 2, Brewers 0

W: Ryan Dempster (10-8)
L: Jeff Suppan (6-10)
S: Carlos Marmol (13)

HR: Derrek Lee (33)

MVP: Jeff Suppan (+.228)
LVP: Prince Fielder (-.174)

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If you had made a list of likely outcomes in a Suppan-Dempster matchup at Wrigley Field, a 1-0 game into the eighth inning probably wouldn't have been high on that list, but here we are.

Jeff Suppan posted his best performance of the season, allowing just one earned run on three hits in seven innings of work, but was tagged with his tenth loss as Ryan Dempster and Carlos Marmol matched and bettered that performance, shutting the Brewers out on four hits and two walks in the series opener at Wrigley.

A Brewer lineup without Ryan Braun tonight could muster just seven baserunners, including a pinch-hit HBP for Braun in the eighth. Prince Fielder drew a walk, but Fielder, Mike Cameron and Jody Gerut, batting in the 4-6 spots in the lineup, went 0-for-10 with that walk.

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