Recap - Chicago Defeats Washington 4-3
Chicago got 8 2/3 innings of work from Jeff Samardzija en route to a 4-3 victory over Washington on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Chicago got 8 2/3 innings from Jeff Samardzija, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.
Washington got a 7-inning outing from Jordan Zimmermann in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Ian Desmond had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 4.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Chicago heads into a battle against Milwaukee. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.