Recap - Milwaukee Defeats St. Louis 5-3
|Recap - Milwaukee Defeats St. Louis 5-3|
St. Louis lost in extra innings on Tuesday, falling 5-3 to Milwaukee in 10 innings.
Milwaukee was an underdog by +103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Milwaukee got 6 innings from Shaun Marcum, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. LaTroy Hawkins earned the victory, while the Brewers got 2 RBIs from Corey Hart in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 11 hits, while Milwaukee only had 9.
The game was closed out by John Axford who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.