Chicago vs Philadelphia Recap - Cubs Over Phillies 5-2
Philadelphia pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Donnie Murphy and it cost them dearly in a 5-2 loss on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park.
Chicago won as a +160 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 6 1/3 innings from Travis Wood, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Pedro Strop earned the victory, while the Cubs got 4 RBIs from Donnie Murphy in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kevin Frandsen in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Kevin Gregg who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.