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Milwaukee Tops Pittsburgh 12-8 - Recap

Milwaukee had a 5-RBI day from Rickie Weeks on Tuesday at Miller Park as the Brewers defeated Pittsburgh 12-8 in baseball action.

Bettors who backed the Brewers were rewarded as -144 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Milwaukee got 5 innings from Marco Estrada, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. Tom Gorzelanny earned the victory, while the Brewers got 5 RBIs from Rickie Weeks in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher James McDonald worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 15 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 14.