Recap - Los Angeles Defeats Chicago 6-4
Chicago got a 2-HR day from Junior Lake on Thursday at Wrigley Field but Los Angeles still managed to defeat Chicago 6-4 in baseball action.
Los Angeles was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Ricky Nolasco earned the victory for the Dodgers, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Hanley Ramirez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Rusin worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Junior Lake in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 12 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Kenley Jansen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.