Los Angeles Drops Chicago 13-2 - Match Report
Josh Hamilton swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Angels defeated Chicago 13-2 at Wrigley Field.
The Angels were a -127 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
C.J. Wilson earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Chicago got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 9 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Cody Ransom had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 15 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.