Recap - Cincinnati Defeats St. Louis 3-1
Cincinnati grabbed a 3-1 win over St. Louis on Sunday, as Homer Bailey was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Homer Bailey earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Zack Cozart in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Jaime Garcia worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 7-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Francisco Cordero who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.