Game Wrap - New York 4-2 Victors Over Reds
New York got 7 innings of work from Freddy Garcia en route to a 4-2 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as +109 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Freddy Garcia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jorge Posada in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6-inning outing from Mike Leake in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 6 hits, while Cincinnati only had 4.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.