Pittsburgh Downed 12-8 By Milwaukee - James McDonald Takes Loss
Pittsburgh dropped a 12-8 decision at Miller Park on Sunday as Milwaukee legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kameron Loe.
Milwaukee won as a -163 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Milwaukee got 4 2/3 innings from Yovani Gallardo, who gave up 7 earned runs on 11 hits, while striking out 4. Kameron Loe earned the victory, while the Brewers got 3 RBIs from Ryan Braun in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 2 2/3-inning outing from James McDonald in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Garrett Jones had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.