Recap - Chicago Defeats Seattle 7-6
|Recap - Chicago Defeats Seattle 7-6|
Chicago got a 7-6 victory over Seattle on Sunday, with Edwin Jackson earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +104 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Edwin Jackson, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
Seattle got a 3 1/3-inning outing from Jeremy Bonderman in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Endy Chavez had 2 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 10 hits, while Chicago only had 9.
The game was closed out by Kevin Gregg who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Chicago heads into a battle against Oakland. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against Texas.