Chicago Drops Arizona 4-1 - Match Report
Chicago grabbed a 4-1 win over Arizona on Saturday, as Ryan Dempster was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Starlin Castro in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Goldschmidt in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 7.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.