Game Wrap - Chicago 5-1 Victors Over Marlins

Chicago grabbed a 5-1 win over Florida on Thursday, as Casey Coleman was credited with a win at Sun Life Stadium.

Chicago was an underdog by +147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Casey Coleman earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 5, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.

Florida got a 5-inning outing from Chris Volstad in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Hanley Ramirez had 2 hits in the loss for the Marlins.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Florida only had 8.

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Florida will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.