Milwaukee Downed 4-3 By Cincinnati - John Axford Takes Loss

Milwaukee Downed 4-3 By Cincinnati - John Axford Takes Loss

Milwaukee wasted a 12-effort from Marco Estrada and fell 4-3 on Tuesday against Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.

Cincinnati was favored by -149 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Cincinnati got 7 2/3 innings from Bronson Arroyo, who gave up 3 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 4. Sean Marshall earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Jay Bruce in the win.

Milwaukee's starting pitcher Marco Estrada worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Norichika Aoki in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 6 hits, while Milwaukee only had 3.

The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.