Brandon McCarthy vs Jason Hammel Tilt Ends in Chicago 9-2 Win

Brandon McCarthy vs Jason Hammel Tilt Ends in Chicago 9-2 Win

Chicago got 7 innings of work from Jason Hammel en route to a 9-2 victory over Arizona on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.

Jason Hammel earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mike Olt in the win.

Arizona got a 5-inning outing from Brandon McCarthy in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Martin Prado had 1 hit in the loss for the Diamondbacks.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.