Jake Westbrook vs Shaun Marcum Tilt Ends in Milwaukee 4-3 Win
St. Louis dropped a 4-3 decision at Miller Park on Sunday as Milwaukee legged out a win behind winning pitcher Shaun Marcum.
Milwaukee was favored by -153 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Milwaukee got 7 innings from Shaun Marcum, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 2 RBIs from Prince Fielder in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Jake Westbrook worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jon Jay in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 8 hits, while St. Louis only had 5.
John Axford pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Milwaukee heads into a battle against Chicago. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.