Chicago vs Milwaukee Game Final 12-7 - Matt Garza Earns Win
Chicago shook off a 10-strikeout performance by Zack Greinke and still managed to post a 12-7 victory over the Brewers on Thursday at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a +118 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Matt Garza earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Kosuke Fukudome in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Zack Greinke worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Rickie Weeks in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 14-10 in the game.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head on the road to face Boston.