Reds down Dodgers in rubber match

Reds down Dodgers in rubber match

Jay Bruce belted a two-run homer to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5 Thursday night in the series rubber match at Great American Ball Park.

Cincinnati won the game as +100 underdogs, while the 13 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (10).

Mike Leake scattered eight hits and five earned runs over his seven innings in the win for the Reds, while Francisco Cordero notched his sixth save of the season.

Andre Ethier smacked a two-run homer for the Dodgers, while Hong-Chih Kuo surrendered the winning runs in relief and was tagged with the loss.