Carlos Zambrano vs Gavin Floyd Battle Sees Chicago Fall 6-3
Chicago dropped a 6-3 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Carlos Zambrano.
The Cubs were a +143 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 8 innings from Carlos Zambrano, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Gavin Floyd in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while A.J. Pierzynski had 3 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.