Daisuke Matsuzaka vs Ryan Dempster Tilt Ends in Chicago 3-0 Win
|Daisuke Matsuzaka vs Ryan Dempster Tilt Ends in Chicago 3-0 Win|
Ryan Dempster led Chicago to a shutout performance against Boston 3-0 on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Steve Clevenger in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Scott Podsednik in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 5-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.