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Johnny Cueto vs Jason Berken Tilt Ends in Cincinnati 5-3 Win

Cincinnati got a 5-3 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Johnny Cueto earning the victory and helping Reds moneyline bettors cash out.

Cincinnati won as a -142 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cincinnati got 6 innings from Johnny Cueto, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Henry Rodriguez in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Jason Berken worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David DeJesus in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.

The game was closed out by Alfredo Simon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.

Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face St. Louis.