Chicago Tops Chicago 7-0 - Recap
Chicago's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Chicago scoreless in a 7-0 victory on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +106 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Chicago got 9 innings from Jeff Samardzija, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Julio Borbon in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jose Quintana worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 2.