Bronson Arroyo vs Travis Wood Battle Sees Arizona Fall 5-1
Arizona dropped a 5-1 decision at Wrigley Field on Monday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Travis Wood.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as -112 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Travis Wood earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Travis Wood in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Paul Goldschmidt in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.