St. Louis vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-2
|St. Louis vs Chicago Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-2|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as St. Louis was handed a 4-2 defeat against Chicago on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 6 2/3 innings from Paul Maholm, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 5. James Russell earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Adam Wainwright in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Yadier Molina had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.