Miami Falls 4-2 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Chicago got 8 innings of work from Paul Maholm en route to a 4-2 victory over Miami on Thursday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 8 innings from Paul Maholm, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Reed Johnson in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Ruggiano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Miami only had 6.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Chicago heads into a battle against St. Louis. Miami, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.