Cincinnati vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-3
Cincinnati dropped a 4-3 decision at Wrigley Field on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ryan Dempster.
Chicago was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 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 2 RBIs from Tony Campana in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6-inning outing from Mike Leake in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.