Chicago Drops Atlanta 3-1 - Match Report
Atlanta dropped a 3-1 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jose Quintana.
Chicago won as a +112 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 5 2/3 innings from Jose Quintana, who gave up 1 earned run on 9 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the White Sox got 1 RBI from Alex Rios in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Mike Minor worked 8 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Freddie Freeman in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Addison Reed pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face New York.