Colorado vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 7-3
|Colorado vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 7-3|
Aramis Ramirez swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Cubs defeated Colorado 7-3 at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 11.5.
Matt Garza earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Aramis Ramirez in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Gonzalez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Colorado only had 6.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face San Francisco looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Chicago.