Game Wrap - Chicago 8-4 Victors Over Giants
Jeff Samardzija reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Giants en route to a 8-4 win over San Francisco on Monday at AT&T Park.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.
Jeff Samardzija earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Darwin Barney in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Pablo Sandoval in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-6 advantage in hits.