Cubs take Game 1

Cubs take Game 1

Micah Hoffpauir launched a three-run home run Sunday, as the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 in Game 1 of the doubleheader.

The Cubs were a -140 favorite in the game and the 10 runs scored went OVER the posted over/under total (9).

Alfonso Soriano was 2-3 with two runs scored for the Cubs and Carlos Zambrano hit a solo home run in the win.

Albert Pujols drove in a pair of runs for the Cardinals and Kyle Lohse allowed four runs on eight hits in five innings