Cubs blow late lead, tumble to Brewers 4-3 as Joe Maddon and Carl Edwards Jr. ejected

The Cubs have built a four-game pillow in a National League Central given mid-July.

Their ability to keep their multiplication rivals during brook with 25 games remaining could come down to shoring adult a small mistakes that flush Monday and led to a 4-3 detriment to a second-place Brewers before an entertained throng of 44,462 during Miller Park.

Kris Bryant wasn’t about to kick himself adult after a final play, when he attempted to start an inning-ending double play with a bases installed instead of holding a force out during home with a measure tied.

The Brewers’ Christian Yelich strike a tough belligerent round to Bryant, who sprinted to step on third bottom and dismissed to first. Yelich kick a throw, enabling pinch-runner Keon Broxton to measure a winning run and sparking a crazy jubilee by a happiest second-place group in a majors.

Joe Maddon pronounced he could live with Bryant’s decision, praising him for creation a stop.

“(Bryant) suspicion he had a shot to spin a double play and that’s because he did it,” Maddon said. “That’s glorious with me. Yelich is fast, though that’s what he thought, so that’s because he went in that direction.

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