Carlos Zambrano Earns Win in Pittsburgh vs Chicago Game
Derrek Lee swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs but it wasn't enough as Cubs defeated Pittsburgh 5-3 at PNC Park.
Chicago won as a +124 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 6 innings from Carlos Zambrano, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Reed Johnson in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Paul Maholm worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Neil Walker in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.