Milwaukee Tops Chicago 6-2 - Recap
Michael Fiers reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 14 Cubs en route to a 6-2 win over Chicago on Thursday at Wrigley Field.
The Brewers were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.
Michael Fiers earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 14, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Scooter Gennett in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.
Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.