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CHICAGO -- Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning, Jon Lester pitched into the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Wednesday night for their 17th win in 20 games. Cheap Paul Martin Jersey .Solers shot capped the inning after RBI singles by Ben Zobrist and Addison Russell.Lester (13-4) got his fourth straight win, giving up one run and three hits in 6 2/3 innings while striking out seven. He hasnt lost since July 3.Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson (6-13) walked leadoff batter Dexter Fowler then hit Kris Bryant with a pitch to begin the first.Solers homer on a 2-2 pitch was a convincing smash that landed just under the videoboard atop of the left-center field stands.Nelson is 1-10 over his last 14 starts.David Ross added a solo home run in the third inning for the Cubs, who won their third straight following a doubleheader sweep of the Brewers on Tuesday.Carl Edwards Jr. and Travis Wood combined for 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief for the Cubs.Milwaukee rarely threatened Lester. The Brewers got a run in the sixth when Keon Broxton singled, then stole two bases before scoring on a groundout by Orlando Arcia. Milwaukee loaded the bases on two singles and a walk in the second inning, but Lester got Nelson to ground into an inning-ending force out.The loss was the fifth in six games for the Brewers.TRAINERS ROOMBrewers: OF Ryan Braun is day-to-day after crashing into a wall at Wrigley Field on Tuesday. Braun injured his left knee and ankle and was out of the lineup Wednesday. Braun and manager Craig Counsell said he might be ready to play Thursday in Chicago and is expected to play over the weekend in Seattle. ... RHP Chase Anderson, who was hit in the left quadriceps by Kris Bryants comebacker Tuesday, said he felt much better and would play light catch and evaluate from there. Counsell said Anderson might be well enough to start in the Brewers three-game series in Seattle.Cubs: OF Chris Coghlan was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a right rib contusion. ... RHP Joe Smith was placed on the 15-day DL with a left hamstring strain. The sidearm reliever said he didnt feel right during his ninth-inning appearance on Tuesday, when he walked two of the three hitters he faced, and that it might be a recurrence of an injury from May.UP NEXT:The Cubs send RHP Jake Arrieta (14-5, 2.55) to the mound for the series finale on Thursday. RHP Zach Davies (9-5, 3.80) will pitch for the Brewers. Cheap Phil Kessel Jersey . Vaives lawyer Trevor Whiffen claims the former 50-goal man wasnt provided with a copy of the claim beforehand and that he would not have agreed to the allegations made against the NHL had he been asked to review its contents. Cheap Bryan Trottier Jersey . Ouellette, from Montreal, already has three Olympic gold medals since joining the team in 1999. . Peter Holland and Brad Staubitz were sent to Toronto on Saturday as the Maple Leafs traded defenceman Jesse Blacker and draft picks to the Anaheim Ducks.Christian Horner has hailed Daniel Ricciardos dynamite lap in Monaco after the Australian secured his maiden F1 pole. Ricciardo has been quick all weekend in an RB12 sporting an upgraded Renault engine but brought it all together in qualifying, with his first Q3 time of 1:13.622 two tenths faster than closest rival Nico Rosbergs best effort.Whens the Monaco GP on Sky? It is Red Bulls first pole position since the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix and the team principal was quick to lavish praise on Ricciardo following his stunning display around the Monte Carlo streets.Its an amazing performance, Horner told Sky F1. A 1:13.6s is mighty. That first lap he did in Q3 was just dynamite. It was sensational - to be in the 1:13s around here... wow. Hes been driving beautifully all weekend, you only need to look at the last sector to see how clean hes been driving the car. Monaco GP qualifying 1. Daniel Ricciardo 1:13.622 2. Nico Rosberg 1:13.791 3. Lewis Hamilton 1:13.942 Ricciardo will start Sundays Monaco GP on the supersoft tyre, rather than the ultrasoft, after setting his fastest lap in Q2 on the red-strapped compound. As both he and his team admitted, it gives them more options in the race.I was surprised that nobody else opted for it, added Horner. Ricciardo is extremely happy after earning his first pole in Formula 1 at the Monaco Grand Prix Following a frustrating 2015, Ricciardo has bbeen in inspired form this season but has been hampered by either misfortune when suffering first-lap contact or team strategy when, at the Spanish GP, he was pitted from the lead. Cheap Kris Letang Jersey. The 26-year-old had to watch new team-mate Max Verstappen win on that occasion, but will now be hoping the forecast rain for Sunday holds off to give him the optimum chance of his first victory of the campaign.Qualifying report: Ricciardo on pole, Lewis thirdI knew coming into the weekend that we had a shot at it, Ricciardo, who yelled my time over team radio after taking pole, said. It looked good from Thursday and I sort of had it in my mind, also after Barcelona, that in the last few races Ive been driving well but havent got maximum rewards.WATCH: Verstappen crashes out in Q1I came into the weekend with a lot of confidence and belief that I could be in this position. Im very happy to fulfill that. It feels good, Ive always enjoyed this place. Weve got a good package behind us now and its nice to make the most out of it. With Monaco not as engine-reliant as other tracks, Red Bull were bound to feel comfortable in the Principality with their chassis generally lauded as the best on the grid. However, the circuit also relies on driver skill like no other.No disrespect to Red Bull, but I think thats Ricciardos pole position, said Martin Brundle. Hes been on it all weekend. A stonking lap. We hear from the top 3 drivers following Monaco GP qualifying, including Red Bulls Daniel Ricciardo who secured his first ever F1 pole position Watch the Monaco GP live on Sky Sports F1. The race starts at 1pm on Sunday, with build-up underway at 11.30am. Or watch the race without a contract for £6.99 on NOW TV.  Also See: Ricciardo on pole, Lewis third WATCH: Verstappen crashes out Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '