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Eric Milton to the Rescue

Eric Milton ... second win

Thirty-three year old Eric Milton, and a solid 12-hit batting attack, gave the Dodgers a split in the four-game series in Chicago and a 5-2 road trip record as they went 20-9 in May, posting its highest win total for the month since going 21-7 in 1962. The Dodgers opened the first inning with five straight singles, added a double and led 5-0 before the Cubs came to bat.

Milton (2-0) took a shutout into the sixth and left with one out after the Cubs scored twice. He allowed six hits while earning back-to-back wins, his first victories since 2006. Milton, ahead by five before the Cubs came to bat for the first time, was ahead in the count all night, thanks to a curve that set up his fastball and kept the Cubs off balance. "I felt good in Colorado and felt... Recommended Stories