Clayton Mortensen vs Shaun Marcum Battle Sees Colorado Fall 3-2
Milwaukee grabbed a 3-2 win over Colorado on Saturday, as Shaun Marcum was credited with a win at Miller Park.
Milwaukee was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Milwaukee got 8 innings from Shaun Marcum, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 1 RBI from Prince Fielder in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Clayton Mortensen worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Troy Tulowitzki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 6 hits, while Milwaukee only had 5.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.