New York vs Milwaukee Game Final 5-3 - Masahiro Tanaka Earns Win
New York got a 5-3 victory over Milwaukee on Friday, with Masahiro Tanaka earning the victory and helping Yankees moneyline bettors cash out.
New York was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Masahiro Tanaka earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Yangervis Solarte in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Gomez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 8 hits, while New York only had 6.
The game was closed out by David Robertson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.