Recap - Chicago Defeats New York 5-2
|Recap - Chicago Defeats New York 5-2|
New York dropped a 5-2 decision at Citi Field on Saturday as Chicago legged out a win behind winning pitcher Scott Feldman.
Chicago won as a +114 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 7 innings from Scott Feldman, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jordany Valdespin in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 6.
Kevin Gregg pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.