Brett Myers Tagged With Loss in Astros-Brewers Match
Milwaukee got a 7-5 victory over Houston on Saturday, with Chris Narveson earning the victory and helping Brewers moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Brewers were rewarded as -148 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Chris Narveson earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 6 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 7.
John Axford pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.