Jake Arrieta Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Brewers Match
Chicago dropped a 5-3 decision at Wrigley Field on Saturday as Milwaukee legged out a win behind winning pitcher Johnny Hellweg.
Milwaukee was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Johnny Hellweg earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Logan Schafer in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Arrieta worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
Jim Henderson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.