Recap - Chicago Defeats Kansas City 6-4
|Recap - Chicago Defeats Kansas City 6-4|
Kansas City dropped a 6-4 decision at Kauffman Stadium on Friday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Sean Marshall.
The Cubs were a -103 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Sean Marshall earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kosuke Fukudome in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Melky Cabrera in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 15-10 in the game.
The game was closed out by Carlos Marmol who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.