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Milwaukee Tops Chicago 5-2 - Recap

Chicago dropped a 5-2 decision at Miller Park on Friday as Milwaukee legged out a win behind winning pitcher Randy Wolf.

Milwaukee was favored by -175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Milwaukee got 6 2/3 innings from Randy Wolf, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 1 RBI from Ryan Braun in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Rodrigo Lopez worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 8 hits, while Chicago only had 5.

The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.