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Pittsburgh Downed 3-1 By Chicago - A.J. Burnett Takes Loss

Pittsburgh wasted a 10-effort from A.J. Burnett and fell 3-1 on Monday against Chicago at PNC Park.

The Cubs were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Chicago got 8 innings from Jeff Samardzija, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-3 in the game.

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