Chicago vs St. Louis Final: 3-0 - Recap
Edwin Jackson led Chicago to a shutout performance against St. Louis 3-0 on Thursday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was an underdog by +113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Edwin Jackson earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Jake Westbrook worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Allen Craig in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 7-4 in the game.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.