Miami Falls 5-4 Against Chicago - Game Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 13 as Miami was handed a 5-4 defeat against Chicago on Monday at Marlins Park.
Chicago won as a -105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7 were rewarded at the payout window.
Carlos Villanueva earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Tom Koehler worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Stanton in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 11 hits, while Miami only had 10.
James Russel pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.