New York Drops Milwaukee 5-2 - Match Report
New York got 7 innings of work from A.J. Burnett en route to a 5-2 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -145 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Russell Martin in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Shaun Marcum worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ryan Braun in a losing cause.
Milwaukee enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.