Ray homers, doubles in Brewers’ spring-opening loss to Cubs

Corey Ray, Milwaukee’s first-round draft pick in 2016, homered and drove in three runs in the Brewers’ 8-4 loss to the Cubs in the teams’ Cactus League opener.

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Trent Grisham recorded an RBI single in the eighth.

Chase Anderson, Bobby Wahl, Jake Petricka and Aaron Wilkerson each gave up a pair of runs in an inning of work.

Kris Bryant hit a home run in his first spring at-bat and also singled for Chicago. The former NL MVP worked over the winter to strengthen the left shoulder that robbed him of his typical power last season.