Chicago Downed 17-1 By New York - Jeff Samardzija Takes Loss
New York used a 2-HR day from Dan Murphy on Wednesday at Wrigley Field as the Mets defeated Chicago 17-1 in baseball action.
New York won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 11.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 7 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 5 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
Chicago got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 9 earned runs, 4 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Darwin Barney had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
New York outhit their counterparts 16-9 in the game.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.