Cubs edge Braves in 11 innings
The Chicago Cubs pulled out a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves for a sweep of the three-game series at Wrigley Field Thursday afternoon.
Chicago won the game as -140 favorites, but the five runs went UNDER the day’s posted over/under (9.5).
Jim Edmonds belted a solo home run and finished with two RBIs for the Cubs. Kerry Wood tossed two scoreless innings and picked up the win.
Jeff Francoeur hit a two-run home run for the Braves. Manny Acosta surrendered the winning run and was tagged with the loss.