Chicago Milwaukee Game Ends in 5-4 Brewers Victory - Recap
Milwaukee grabbed a 5-4 win over Chicago on Friday, as Marco Estrada was credited with a win at Miller Park.
Bettors who backed the Brewers were rewarded as -116 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Marco Estrada earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Braun in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alfonso Soriano had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Jim Henderson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.