Nationals edge Cubs

Nationals edge Cubs

Adam Dunn’s fourth-inning homer proved to be the winning run as the Washington Nationals held on for a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs in the rubber match Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Washington won this contest as +185 underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the day’s posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Luis Atilano allowed two earned runs off six hits over six innings for his second victory of the season.

Ryan Dempster was tagged with the loss after giving up three earned runs over his eight innings of work for the Cubs.