Dempster, Cubs blank Pirates
|Dempster, Cubs blank Pirates|
Ryan Dempster tossed a complete-game shutout to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Chicago won as -245 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 8-run total set by sportsbooks.
Derrek Lee, Micah Hoffpauir, and Jeff Baker drove in two runs apiece for the Cubs, as Sam Fuld was 3-for-4 for Chicago.
Delwyn Young went 2-for-3 for Pittsburgh, while Kevin Hart gave up three earned runs over four innings to take the defeat for the Pirates.