Game Wrap - San Diego 5-4 Victors Over Cubs
San Diego got 6 innings of work from Aaron Harang en route to a 5-4 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as -114 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
San Diego got 6 innings from Aaron Harang, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Padres got 2 RBIs from Ryan Ludwick in the win.
Chicago got a 4-inning outing from James Russell in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Reed Johnson had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while San Diego only had 12.
The game was closed out by Heath Bell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, San Diego takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Los Angeles.