Atlanta Downed 1-0 By Chicago - Tim Hudson Takes Loss

Paul Maholm led Chicago to a shutout performance against Atlanta 1-0 on Wednesday 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 6.5.

Paul Maholm earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Bryan LaHair in the win.

Atlanta got a 7-inning outing from Tim Hudson in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Martin Prado had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 5 hits, while Atlanta only had 4.

Rafael Dolis pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Chicago heads into a battle against Milwaukee. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.