Chicago Cubs New York Yankees Game Ends in 6-1 Cubs Victory - Recap
Chicago grabbed a 6-1 win over New York on Tuesday, as Jason Hammel was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a +158 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jason Hammel earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mike Olt in the win.
New York got a 6-inning outing from Masahiro Tanaka in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Derek Jeter had 2 hits in the loss for the Yankees.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 6.