Milwaukee vs Chicago Recap - Brewers Over Cubs 7-5
|Milwaukee vs Chicago Recap - Brewers Over Cubs 7-5|
Milwaukee moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 7-5 win against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
The Brewers were a -131 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Milwaukee got 6 innings from Shaun Marcum, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 2 RBIs from Aramis Ramirez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Volstad worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Bryan LaHair in a losing cause.
Milwaukee enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.