New York vs Chicago Game Final 3-0 - Shaun Marcum Earns Win
New York got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 3-0 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
New York won as a +113 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shaun Marcum earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Eric Young in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher John Danks worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 7 hits, while Chicago only had 4.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face Cleveland.