Recap - Chicago Defeats New York 11-1
|Recap - Chicago Defeats New York 11-1|
Chicago scored early and often on Tuesday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 11-1 win over New York.
Chicago was favored by -134 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Ryan Dempster earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Darwin Barney in the win.
New York got a 5-inning outing from Jonathon Niese in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Reyes had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while New York only had 9.