Jeff Locke vs Edwin Jackson Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 4-1
Chicago got 7 innings of work from Edwin Jackson en route to a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Edwin Jackson, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Cody Ransom in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Jeff Locke worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 1 hit and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Kevin Gregg who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face San Francisco.