Charlie Morton vs Shaun Marcum Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 2-1
Milwaukee scored 1 run in the 10 to edge Pittsburgh 2-1 on Sunday at Miller Park.
Milwaukee was favored by -178 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Milwaukee got 7 2/3 innings from Shaun Marcum, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 5. Takashi Saito earned the victory, while the Brewers got 1 RBI from Nyjer Morgan in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Charlie Morton worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ronny Cedeno in a losing cause.
Milwaukee enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.
Next game, Milwaukee takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face St. Louis.