Chicago vs Cleveland Wrap - Chicago Wins 8-1
Cleveland dropped an 8-1 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Peavy.
Chicago was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Jake Peavy, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 2 RBIs from Alejandro De Aza in the win.
Cleveland got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Jeanmar Gomez in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 4 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Shin-Soo Choo had 2 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.