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Edinson Volquez Earns Win in Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Game

Chicago couldn't get its offense rolling against Edinson Volquez in a 4-0 loss to Pittsburgh in baseball action on Thursday.

Pittsburgh was favored by -124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.

Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Edinson Volquez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Edinson Volquez earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Luis Valbuena in a losing cause.

Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.