Chicago vs Pittsburgh Final: 4-3 - Recap
Chicago got a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday, with Jeff Samardzija earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago won as a +127 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 9 innings from Jeff Samardzija, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from David DeJesus in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher James McDonald worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Pedro Alvarez in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-4 advantage in hits.