Houston Falls 5-0 to Milwaukee - Recap
Houston was unable to break through against the Milwaukee pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Friday at Minute Maid Park.
Milwaukee won as a -133 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shaun Marcum earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ryan Braun in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brett Wallace in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 6 hits, while Houston only had 4.