ROSEMONT, Ill.The Skinny: After the Milwaukee Milkmen knotted the game at four runs apiece in the eighth inning, the Dogs quickly responded — K.C. Hobson scored the winning run on a Blake Allemand single combined with a Milwaukee throwing error. Adam Choplick then struck out all three batters he faced in the ninth to close out a 5-4 win and earn a series victory for Chicago.

Winning Pitcher: RHP Jalen Miller

Losing Pitcher: RHP Karch Kowalczyk

Save: LHP Adam Choplick

Star of the Game: Luke Westphal. In his first 2020 start, Westphal struck out eight batters and allowed just a single run. He pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and stranded two Milwaukee runners in the fifth.

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  • Who? Chicago Dogs vs. Milwaukee Milkmen, Game Three
  • Where? Impact Field, Rosemont, Ill.
  • When? Sunday, 7:05 p.m. CDT
  • Pitching matchup? RHP Zach Hartman (Milwaukee) vs. RHP J.D. Busfield (Chicago)
  • Broadcast: AABaseball.tv

Extra Bite: The Dogs launched two home runs in the third inning to take a 4-1 lead, courtesy of Harrison Smith and K.C. Hobson. Hobson’s blast bounced off of the Impact Field parking garage in right field.