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Chicago vs San Diego Final: 5-1 - Recap

Chicago got a 5-1 victory over San Diego on Thursday, with Jake Arrieta earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.

Chicago won as a +127 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jake Arrieta earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.

San Diego got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Eric Stults in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Seth Smith had 1 hits in the loss for the Padres.

The game was closed out by Carlos Villanueva who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 3 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.