Philadelphia vs Cincinnati Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 9-0
Cincinnati pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Ryan Howard and it cost them dearly in a 9-0 loss on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park.
Philadelphia was favored by -169 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Roy Halladay earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Joey Votto in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 4.