Paul Maholm vs Roy Halladay Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 5-1
Philadelphia dropped a 5-1 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Paul Maholm.
The Cubs were a +220 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Chicago got 6 1/3 innings from Paul Maholm, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from David DeJesus in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Placido Polanco in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
Rafael Dolis pitched the final 2 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.