Washington Falls 2-1 to Chicago - Recap
Chicago got a 2-1 victory over Washington on Sunday, with James Russell earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
The Cubs were a +159 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Scott Feldman, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 6. James Russell earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Starlin Castro in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Zimmerman in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 7 hits, while Washington only had 5.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Chicago heads into a battle against Colorado. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.