Tim Lincecum vs Ryan Dempster Battle Sees San Francisco Fall 2-1
Chicago got a 2-1 victory over San Francisco on Wednesday, with Carlos Marmol earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago was an underdog by +122 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Chicago got 8 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 6. Carlos Marmol earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Blake DeWitt in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Tim Lincecum worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Emmanuel Burriss in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while San Francisco only had 5.