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Chicago Downed 8-6 By Cleveland - Ivan Nova Takes Loss

Chicago dropped a 8-6 decision at Progressive Field on Wednesday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Shane Bieber.

Cleveland won as a -290 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Shane Bieber earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Yu Chang in the win.

Chicago got a 4.1-inning outing from Ivan Nova in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Tim Anderson had 3 hits in the loss for the White Sox.

Cleveland outhit their counterparts 14-13 in the game.

Nick Wittgren pitched the final 0.2 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.