Tyler Thornburg vs Joe Kelly Battle Sees St. Louis Fall 5-3
Milwaukee grabbed a 5-3 win over St. Louis on Thursday, as Tyler Thornburg was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
Milwaukee won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tyler Thornburg earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Sean Halton in the win.
St. Louis got a 5-inning outing from Joe Kelly in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Adams had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
Milwaukee enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-6 advantage in hits.
Jim Henderson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Milwaukee heads into a battle against Cincinnati. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.