Ross Detwiler Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Nationals Match
Chicago got a 4-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday, with Rodrigo Lopez earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago was favored by -107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Rodrigo Lopez earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Ross Detwiler worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jayson Werth in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Washington only had 7.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.