Jeff Samardzija Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Brewers Match
Milwaukee shook off a 10-strikeout performance by Jeff Samardzija and still managed to post a 3-1 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
Milwaukee won as a -117 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Milwaukee got 7 1/3 innings from Michael Fiers, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 1 RBI from Aramis Ramirez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 8 hits, while Chicago only had 4.
John Axford pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.