Recap - Chicago Defeats San Francisco 5-2

Recap - Chicago Defeats San Francisco 5-2

Chicago got 6 2/3 innings of work from Matt Garza en route to a 5-2 victory over San Francisco on Tuesday at AT&T Park.

Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +124 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.

Chicago got 6 2/3 innings from Matt Garza, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Alfonso Soriano in the win.

San Francisco's starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jeff Keppinger in a losing cause.

Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.

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.