Philadelphia Falls 6-1 to Chicago - Recap
Chicago got a 6-1 victory over Philadelphia on Monday, with Rodrigo Lopez earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
The Cubs were a +188 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Rodrigo Lopez earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Aramis Ramirez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from John Mayberry in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 12-5 in the game.