Mike Leake vs Chris Volstad Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 5-3
Chicago got a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday, with Shawn Camp earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago was an underdog by +136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Chris Volstad, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Shawn Camp earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6-inning outing from Mike Leake in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Cincinnati enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
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.