Chicago Tops Philadelphia 7-1 - Recap
Chicago got a 7-1 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, with Jake Arrieta earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago won as a -127 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jake Arrieta earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Welington Castillo in the win.
Philadelphia got a 6-inning outing from Kyle Kendrick in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Roger Bernadina had 1 hit in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Philadelphia only had 4.
Chicago heads into a battle against Miami. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.