Ryan Dempster vs Bronson Arroyo Tilt Ends in Chicago 4-1 Win
|Ryan Dempster vs Bronson Arroyo Tilt Ends in Chicago 4-1 Win|
Chicago got 6 innings of work from Ryan Dempster en route to a 4-1 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +124 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Ryan Dempster earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Carlos Pena in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Drew Stubbs in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 9-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head on the road to face San Francisco.