Recap - Chicago Defeats Washington 11-1
|Recap - Chicago Defeats Washington 11-1|
Chicago used a 2-HR day from Nathan Schierholtz on Monday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs defeated Washington 11-1 in baseball action.
Chicago was an underdog by +127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Jeff Samardzija earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Nathan Schierholtz in the win.
Washington got a 5-inning outing from Jordan Zimmermann in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Bryce Harper had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-6 advantage in hits.