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Chicago Drops Pittsburgh 5-1 - Match Report

Chicago got 8 innings of work from Paul Maholm en route to a 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday at PNC Park.

Chicago was an underdog by +158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Chicago got 8 innings from Paul Maholm, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.

Pittsburgh got a 6-inning outing from James McDonald in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 1 hit in the loss for the Pirates.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.