Milwaukee Chicago Game Ends in 5-2 Cubs Victory - Recap
Geovany Soto swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Cubs defeated Milwaukee 5-2 at Wrigley Field.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +132 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Casey Coleman earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Geovany Soto in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Chris Narveson worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Corey Hart in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.