Chicago vs San Diego Game Final 8-6 - James Russell Earns Win
|Chicago vs San Diego Game Final 8-6 - James Russell Earns Win|
Carlos Quentin swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs but it wasn't enough as Cubs defeated San Diego 8-6 at Wrigley Field.
Chicago won as a -137 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
James Russell earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Darwin Barney in the win.
San Diego got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Anthony Bass in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Quentin had 3 hits in the loss for the Padres.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while San Diego only had 9.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Francisco. San Diego will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.