Recap - Chicago Defeats Houston 5-1
|Recap - Chicago Defeats Houston 5-1|
Chicago grabbed a 5-1 win over Houston on Saturday, as Randy Wells was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Randy Wells, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Geovany Soto in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 6.