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Edinson Volquez Earns Win in Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Game

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.