Pittsburgh Chicago Game Ends in 3-2 Cubs Victory - Recap
Chicago got 6 innings of work from Ryan Dempster en route to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a -134 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Starlin Castro in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 5-inning outing from Jeffrey Karstens in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Tabata had 1 hit in the loss for the Pirates.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face New York.