Chicago vs Milwaukee Wrap - Chicago Wins 7-4
|Chicago vs Milwaukee Wrap - Chicago Wins 7-4|
Milwaukee dropped a 7-4 decision at Miller Park on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Carlos Zambrano.
Chicago was an underdog by +102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 5 2/3 innings from Carlos Zambrano, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 4 RBIs from Jeff Baker in the win.
Milwaukee got a 6-inning outing from Randy Wolf in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Yuniesky Betancourt had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.