Chicago vs Pittsburgh Game Final 6-3 - Edwin Jackson Earns Win
Chicago got a 6-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday, with Edwin Jackson earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago was an underdog by +112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 5 innings from Edwin Jackson, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. Edwin Jackson earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Ike Davis had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.
The game was closed out by Hector Rondon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.