Cubs' John Lackey: Takes 11th loss despite solid start
Lackey (11-11) allowed two runs on four hits and two walks and struck out nine over seven innings but still took the loss Friday to the Brewers.
Lackey managed to complete consecutive quality starts for the first time since June 18 and June 23 against the Marlins and Pirates respectively. It wasn't enough to earn the win, though, as Jimmy Nelson and the Brewers bullpen combined for a shutout. Still, this return to form has to be encouraging for the Cubs, who watched Lackey allow 10 earned runs over 10 innings in his last two starts of August.
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