Alec Mills throws 6 shutout innings as the Cubs beat the Reds 3-0 and extend their division lead to 3 games

CHICAGO — The 20 mph wind Tuesday night at Wrigley Field resembled the chill of an early April game with little at stake.But Alec Mills provided comfort to a Chicago Cubs team seeking stability as it tries to strengthen its position in the National League Central.Mills kept the Cincinnati Reds off balance, pitching six shutout innings at various speeds, as the Cubs seized a 3-0 victory and extended their division lead to three games over the St. Louis Cardinals.There was plenty to doubt entering Tuesday’s series opener, even after Kyle Hendricks pitched eight innings of one-run ball Monday to …

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