Recap - Chicago Defeats New York 8-7

Recap - Chicago Defeats New York 8-7

Chicago grabbed an 8-7 win over New York on Friday, as Travis Wood was credited with a win at Citi Field.

The Cubs were a +160 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Chicago got 6 innings from Travis Wood, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Johan Santana worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 13 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Justin Turner in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 18-9 in the game.