Matt Garza vs Charlie Morton Tilt Ends in Chicago 1-0 Win
Pittsburgh couldn't get its offense rolling against Matt Garza in a 1-0 loss to Chicago in baseball action on Wednesday.
The Cubs were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Matt Garza earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Starlin Castro in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 7-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Pedro Alvarez had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 7-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.