Pittsburgh vs Chicago Recap - Cubs Over Pirates 13-9
Chicago used a 2-HR day from Anthony Rizzo on Sunday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs defeated Pittsburgh 13-9 in baseball action.
Chicago was an underdog by +111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Chicago got 4 2/3 innings from Chris Volstad, who gave up 6 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 3. Jeff Beliveau earned the victory, while the Cubs got 6 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Jeff Locke in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Starling Marte had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 15 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 14.