Chicago Falls 6-5 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
Philadelphia got 1 inning of work from B.J. Rosenberg en route to a 6-5 victory over Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field.
Philadelphia was an underdog by +128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
B.J. Rosenberg earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 9.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.