Bailey, Reds blank Pirates

Bailey, Reds blank Pirates

Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings to earn the win, as the Cincinnati Reds downed the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Sunday.

Cincinnati won as -180 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 8.5-run total set by oddsmakers.

Brandon Phillips went 2-for-4 with three runs batted in for the Reds, as Scott Rolen knocked in two runs for Cincinnati.

Andrew McCutchen was 2-for-3 for Pittsburgh, while Jeff Karstens took the loss after allowing two runs over 2 1-3 innings for the Pirates.