Milwaukee vs Chicago Final: 15-4 - Recap
Chicago pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Aramis Ramirez and it cost them dearly in a 15-4 loss on Monday at Wrigley Field.
The Brewers were a -123 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Marco Estrada earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Ryan Braun in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Justin Germano in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Alfonso Soriano had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 21 hits, while Chicago only had 9.