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Chicago Tops Florida 7-5 - Recap

Chicago grabbed a 7-5 win over Florida on Wednesday, as Jeff Samardzija was credited with a win at Sun Life Stadium.

Chicago won as a +135 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Chicago got 5 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Jeff Samardzija earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Darwin Barney in the win.

Florida's starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hanley Ramirez in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 13-10 in the game.

Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.