Philadelphia Falls 2-1 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Philadelphia dropped a 2-1 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Arrieta.
Chicago was an underdog by -101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jake Arrieta earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Fausto Carmona worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Domonic Brown in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 5-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Neil Ramirez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.