Randy Wells vs Shaun Marcum Tilt Ends in Milwaukee 4-2 Win
Milwaukee grabbed a 4-2 win over Chicago on Thursday, as Shaun Marcum was credited with a win at Miller Park.
Milwaukee was favored by -183 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Milwaukee got 6 innings from Shaun Marcum, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 2 RBIs from Ryan Braun in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Randy Wells worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Pena in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 8 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
John Axford pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Milwaukee takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face St. Louis.