Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Chicago 9-2
Philadelphia got a 9-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, with Jose Contreras earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
The Phillies were a +148 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Kyle Kendrick, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 4. Jose Contreras earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Hector Luna in the win.
Chicago got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Matt Garza in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while David DeJesus had 1 hit in the loss for the Cubs.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-3 advantage in hits.