Recap - Milwaukee Defeats Pittsburgh 3-1
|Recap - Milwaukee Defeats Pittsburgh 3-1|
Milwaukee grabbed a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday, as Marco Estrada was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Milwaukee was favored by -128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Marco Estrada earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Norichika Aoki in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Kyle McPherson worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.