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Miami vs Chicago Final: 5-3 - Recap

Miami got 5 1/3 innings of work from Ricky Nolasco en route to a 5-3 victory over Chicago on Thursday at Marlins Park.

Miami won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Ricky Nolasco earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Greg Dobbs in the win.

Chicago got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 5 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Ian Stewart had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

Miami outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.

The game was closed out by Heath Bell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.

Miami looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.