Milwaukee Brewers defeat Chicago Cubs, 18-1

Chicago — Something like this was bound to happen.

The Milwaukee Brewers, kings of inconsistency in several areas, were due for an offensive breakout, which has not been completely unfamiliar to this team.

Coming in with a five-game losing streak that produced a measly eight runs, back-to-back shutouts and a stretch of 28 wretched scoreless innings, the Brewers erupted.

Having already scored in double digits eight times, the Brewers unloaded on Chicago Cubs right-...

Chicago — If you could win comeback player of the year honors merely by what you accomplish from April to August, they'd be inscribing Corey Hart's name on the trophy.

Hart's improbable 2010 season took yet another unexpected turn Monday when the Milwaukee Brewers announced a three-year, $26.5 million contract extension for the all-star rightfielder that bought out his final year of arbitration eligibility as well as two years of free agency.

While hearing his name b...