Chicago Tops New York 9-3 - Recap

Chicago Tops New York 9-3 - Recap

Chicago got 6 innings of work from Carlos Zambrano en route to a 9-3 victory over New York on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

Chicago was favored by -139 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.

Chicago got 6 innings from Carlos Zambrano, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Carlos Pena in the win.

New York got a 2 2/3-inning outing from R.A. Dickey in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Dan Murphy had 3 hits in the loss for the Mets.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 17-9 in the game.

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. New York will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.