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James Russell Tagged With Loss in Dodgers-Cubs Match

Los Angeles got a 5-2 victory over Chicago on Monday, with Clayton Kershaw earning the victory and helping Dodgers moneyline bettors cash out.

Los Angeles was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Los Angeles got 7 innings from Clayton Kershaw, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Dodgers got 2 RBIs from Jerry Sands in the win.

Chicago got a 4 2/3-inning outing from James Russell in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alfonso Soriano had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Los Angeles only had 7.

The game was closed out by Jonathan Broxton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.