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Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Wrap - San Diego Wins 2-1

Chicago dropped a 2-1 decision at PETCO Park on Wednesday as San Diego legged out a win behind winning pitcher B Hand.

Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as +200 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

B Hand earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Ryan Schimpf in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher J Arrieta worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Willson Contreras in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 6 hits, while Chicago only had 3.

The game was closed out by B Maurer who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.

San Diego heads into a battle against Colorado. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.