Jake Arrieta Earns Win in Chicago vs Pittsburgh Game
Chicago got 6 innings of work from Jake Arrieta en route to a 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago won as a +156 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 6 innings from Jake Arrieta, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Darnell McDonald in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Francisco Liriano worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Starling Marte in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Chicago heads into a battle against St. Louis. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.