New York Downed 5-4 By Chicago - Robert Parnell Takes Loss
Chicago got a 5-4 victory over New York on Saturday, with Kerry Wood earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
The Cubs were a +108 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Randy Wells, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Kerry Wood earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Aramis Ramirez in the win.
New York got a 7-inning outing from Chris Capuano in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Lucas Duda had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Chicago only had 9.
Carlos Marmol pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.