Kyle Lohse vs Chris Rusin Tilt Ends in Chicago 8-5 Win
Milwaukee dropped an 8-5 decision at Wrigley Field on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Carlos Villanueva.
Chicago was an underdog by +109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Carlos Villanueva earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 2 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Junior Lake in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Kyle Lohse worked 5 innings, giving up 11 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Aramis Ramirez in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-10 advantage in hits.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.