Milwaukee Houston Game Ends in 5-3 Brewers Victory - Recap
|Milwaukee Houston Game Ends in 5-3 Brewers Victory - Recap|
Milwaukee needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against Houston for a 5-3 final at Minute Maid Park.
The Brewers were a -173 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Milwaukee got 3 innings from Zack Greinke, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. Manny Parra earned the victory, while the Brewers got 2 RBIs from Rickie Weeks in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jordan Lyles worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jordan Schafer in a losing cause.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
John Axford pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.