Recap - Chicago Defeats Cincinnati 6-3
Chicago grabbed a 6-3 win over Cincinnati on Wednesday, as Kerry Wood was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 2. Kerry Wood earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Carlos Pena in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Johnny Cueto worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Yonder Alonso in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 12 hits, while Chicago only had 9.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Chicago heads into a battle against New York. Cincinnati, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.