Chicago vs Los Angeles Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-1
|Chicago vs Los Angeles Wrap - Chicago Wins 4-1|
Los Angeles dropped a 4-1 decision at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kerry Wood.
The Cubs were a +136 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Kerry Wood earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Geovany Soto in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Chad Billingsley worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jamey Carroll in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.