Javier Vazquez vs Carlos Zambrano Battle Sees Chicago Fall 13-3
Mike Stanton swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Marlins defeated Chicago 13-3 at Wrigley Field.
The Marlins were a -101 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Javier Vazquez earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Mike Stanton in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Kosuke Fukudome in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Florida as they had 14 hits, while Chicago only had 4.