Cubs hit three home runs in four at-bats

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The Cubs had a home run frenzy in the bottom of the 5th inning off Milwaukee Brewers pitchers Tyler Cravy and Corey Knebel, hitting a total of three home runs in four at-bats, starting with outfielder Dexter Fowler.

With one out and Addison Russell on second, Fowler hit his 12th home run of the season, but it was originally ruled a double.

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Three pitches later, rookie Kyle Schwarber hit a bomb to center field for his seventh home run of the season.

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After Cravy gave up the back-to-back home runs, Brewers manager Craig Counsell switch one lefty for another in Knebel. The Brewers relief pitcher struck out Chris Coghlan then gave up a solo home run to Anthony Rizzo for the third home run in the fifth.

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This was the first time in four years that the Cubs hit three home runs in one inning.

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