Washington Falls 9-2 to Milwaukee - Recap
Scooter Gennett drove in 5 runs as his Brewers defeated Washington 9-2 at Miller Park.
Milwaukee won as a +131 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marco Estrada earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 4, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Scooter Gennett in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Desmond in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 13 hits, while Washington only had 2.
Milwaukee heads into a battle against Colorado. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.