Chad Qualls Tagged With Loss in Padres-Cubs Match
San Diego dropped a 6-2 decision at PETCO Park on Tuesday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Garza.
Chicago was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Matt Garza earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.
San Diego got a 5-inning outing from Anthony Bass in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Orlando Hudson had 2 hits in the loss for the Padres.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.