Braves top Cubs in rubber match

Braves top Cubs in rubber match

Kenshin Kawakami allowed just four hits and one run over six innings Wednesday, as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1 in the rubber match at Wrigley Field.

Atlanta won the game as +120 underdogs, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Casey Kotchman belted a solo home run in the win for the Braves. Rafael Soriano tossed a scoreless ninth for his 10th save.

Kosuke Fukudome homered in a losing effort for the Cubs. Kevin Hart surrendered four hits and one run over five innings.