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Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Chicago 7-4

Philadelphia got $Innings innings of work from David Buchanan en route to a 7-4 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.

Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -116 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Philadelphia got 5 innings from David Buchanan, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. David Buchanan earned the victory, while the Phillies got 3 RBIs from Domonic Brown in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.

Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.

The game was closed out by Jon Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.