Jason Hammel Earns Win in Pittsburgh vs Chicago Game
Chicago grabbed a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday, as Jason Hammel was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Chicago won as a +149 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chicago got 6 2/3 innings from Jason Hammel, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Travis Snider in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.
Pedro Strop pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face St. Louis.