Chicago Tops Atlanta 6-5 - Recap
Chicago got 1 inning of work from John Grabow en route to a 6-5 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at Turner Field.
The Cubs were a +147 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
John Grabow earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Carlos Pena in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Brandon Beachy worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while Atlanta only had 7.
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.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face San Francisco.