Pittsburgh Downed 4-3 By Milwaukee - Mark Melancon Takes Loss
Milwaukee got a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday, with Rob Wooten earning the victory and helping Brewers moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Brewers were rewarded as -136 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Rob Wooten earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Khris Davis in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Tabata in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 7 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.
Next game, Milwaukee takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face New York.