James Russell Tagged With Loss in Padres-Cubs Match

James Russell Tagged With Loss in Padres-Cubs Match

San Diego used a 2-HR day from Jedd Gyorko on Friday at PETCO Park as the Padres defeated Chicago 8-6 in baseball action.

The Padres were a -127 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Nick Vincent earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jedd Gyorko in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 6 innings, giving up 10 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Junior Lake in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 13 hits, while Chicago only had 10.

Huston Street pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.