Octavio Dotel Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Cardinals Match
Chicago scored 1 run in the 10 to edge St. Louis 5-4 on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago won as a +139 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 7 innings from Randy Wells, who gave up 4 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Sean Marshall earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Aramis Ramirez in the win.
St. Louis got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Jaime Garcia in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jon Jay had 1 hit in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while St. Louis only had 5.