New York Falls 2-1 Against Chicago - Game Recap
New York struck out 13 times against Chris Sale in losing 2-1 to Chicago on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago was favored by -124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chris Sale earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 13, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kevin Youkilis in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Philip Hughes worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robinson Cano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 6 hits, while New York only had 4.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Cleveland.