Milwaukee Drops Washington 7-6 - Match Report
Washington dropped a 7-6 decision at Miller Park on Tuesday as Milwaukee legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike McClendon.
Milwaukee was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Mike McClendon earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jonathan Lucroy in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Livan Hernandez worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 11 hits, while Milwaukee only had 8.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.