Chicago Falls 3-2 Against San Francisco - Game Recap
Chicago dropped a 3-2 decision at Wrigley Field on Saturday as San Francisco legged out a win behind winning pitcher Madison Bumgarner.
San Francisco won as a -117 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Francisco got 6 2/3 innings from Madison Bumgarner, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Giants got 1 RBI from Gregor Blanco in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alfonso Soriano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored San Francisco as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 7.
Santiago Casilla pitched the final 2 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.