Jordan Lyles vs Jeff Samardzija Battle Sees Houston Fall 14-6
Chicago had a 6-RBI day from Ryan Sweeney on Sunday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs defeated Houston 14-6 in baseball action.
Chicago won as a -172 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 7 innings from Jeff Samardzija, who gave up 4 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 6 RBIs from Ryan Sweeney in the win.
Houston got a 5-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Carter had 4 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-13 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.