Cubs upend Cardinals
Jeff Samardzija tossed 5 2-3 shutout innings to earn the win in the Chicago Cubs' 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
Chicago won as +190 road underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Alfonso Soriano knocked in two runs for the Cubs, as Geovany Soto was 3-for-3 with a run batted in for Chicago.
Matt Holliday went 2-for-4 with an RBI for St. Louis, while losing pitcher Jaime Garcia gave up two earned runs over six innings for the Cardinals.