St. Louis Falls 3-0 to Chicago - Recap
Chicago got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 3-0 victory over St. Louis on Friday at Busch Stadium.
The Cubs were a +195 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Chris Rusin, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Lance Lynn worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jon Jay in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored St. Louis as they had 7 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.