Chicago Falls 7-5 to Philadelphia - Recap
Philadelphia got a 7-5 victory over Chicago on Friday, with Roy Halladay earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
The Phillies were a -210 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Philadelphia got 7 innings from Roy Halladay, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Placido Polanco in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kosuke Fukudome in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 8.
The game was closed out by Antonio Bastardo who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.