Michael Fiers Tagged With Loss in Brewers-Phillies Match
Cole Hamels reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Brewers en route to a 4-3 win over Milwaukee on Saturday at Miller Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -111 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Cole Hamels earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from John Mayberry in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Michael Fiers worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ryan Braun in a losing cause.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.