Shaun Marcum Tagged With Loss in Brewers-Cardinals Match
Milwaukee dropped a 2-1 decision at Miller Park on Tuesday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Edwin Jackson.
St. Louis was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Edwin Jackson earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jon Jay in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Shaun Marcum worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nyjer Morgan in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 7 hits, while St. Louis only had 6.
Fernando Salas pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.