Cubs blast Brewers

Alfonso Soriano homered and drove in a pair of runs Sunday, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5.

The Cubs were a -135 favorite in the game and the 13 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (9).

Derrek Lee and Koyie Hill each drove in two runs for the Cubs and Ryan Dempster allowed four runs on six hits over six innings to earn the win.

Rickie Weeks was 3-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored for Milwaukee and J.J. Hardy had two RBI.