Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Recap - Cubs Over Mets 5-4
Chicago grabbed a 5-4 win over New York on Wednesday, as Edwin Jackson was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.
Edwin Jackson earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 5, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Dan Murphy in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Hector Rondon pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.