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Edwin Jackson Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Mets Match

New York got 7 1/3 innings of work from Matt Harvey en route to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field.

New York won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Matt Harvey earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dan Murphy in the win.

Chicago got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Chicago only had 6.

The game was closed out by Robert Parnell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.