Jeff Samardzija vs Chad Billingsley Tilt Ends in Los Angeles 6-1 Win
Chicago pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Andrew Ellis and it cost them dearly in a 6-1 loss on Friday at Dodger Stadium.
Los Angeles won as a -156 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chad Billingsley earned the victory for the Dodgers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Andrew Ellis in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 10 hits, while Chicago only had 4.