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Matt Albers Earns Win in Chicago vs Boston Game

Chicago dropped a 7-4 decision at Wrigley Field on Sunday as Boston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Albers.

The Red Sox were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Matt Albers earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.

Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Paul Maholm in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

The battle of the bats favored Boston as they had 12 hits, while Chicago only had 8.

Boston heads into a battle against Miami. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.