Game Wrap - New York 2-0 Victors Over Cubs
Chicago was unable to break through against the New York pitching staff, losing 2-0 on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -155 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Michael Pineda earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Brett Gardner in the win.
Chicago got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Travis Wood in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.
Adam Warren pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Cincinnati.