Arizona Falls 5-3 to Chicago - Recap
Arizona struck out 10 times against Matt Garza in losing 5-3 to Chicago on Saturday at Chase Field.
Chicago was an underdog by +109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 8 innings from Matt Garza, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Stephen Drew in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-6 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.