Chicago Falls 3-2 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Chicago got 2/3 innings of work from Matt Thornton en route to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Chicago got 6 1/3 innings from Philip Humber, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Matt Thornton earned the victory, while the White Sox got 2 RBIs from Paul Konerko in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David DeJesus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Chicago only had 6.
The game was closed out by Addison Reed who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.