Carlos Marmol got the save on Friday in his return to the closer role.
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The St. Louis Cardinals host the Chicago Cubs on Monday night with the teams in first and second place in the NL Central. It's the first time they have faced off while in first and second place this late in the season since Sept.
The Cubs have been struggling offensively, which is not good when headed to St. Louis, where the Cardinals staff is pitching at a historic level.
The Cubs struggled to put runs on the board against the Brewers, but they're maintaining a positive approach.
Joe Maddon, who had several themed trips when he was manager of the Rays, puts together a hockey-themed trip.
Ramirez homers, drives in 3 to lead Brewers over Cubs 5-3
The Chicago Cubs could not corral the Milwaukee Brewers late in a 5-3 defeat Sunday at Wrigley Field.
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura left Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs after he was hit on the helmet by Pedro Strop's pitch in the eighth inning.
The Cubs have claimed right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and designated left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz for assignment.
To make room on the 40-man roster, left-hander Joseph Ortiz was designated for assignment.
The Chicago Cubs' Bryant isn't afraid of repeating days like Saturday's four-strikeout performance, using it as more of a challenge moving forward.
Fiers strikes out 12, Braun homers as Brewers beat Cubs
It took a month longer than he had hoped, but Jon Lester earned his victory with the Cubs by throwing seven scoreless innings.