Robert Coello Tagged With Loss in Angels-Cubs Match
Mark Trumbo swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Cubs defeated Los Angeles 8-6 at Angel Stadium.
Chicago was an underdog by +146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Kevin Gregg earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Cody Ransom in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jason Vargas worked 5 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Howie Kendrick in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 15 hits, while Los Angeles only had 10.
Chicago heads into a battle against Pittsburgh. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.