Milwaukee Falls 7-5 to Philadelphia - Recap
Cliff Lee reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Brewers en route to a 7-5 win over Milwaukee on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia was favored by -172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Philadelphia got 7 2/3 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Domonic Brown in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Michael Fiers worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Gomez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 9.
Antonio Bastardo pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head home to face Oakland.