Pittsburgh Falls 5-4 to Cincinnati - Recap
Cincinnati got a 5-4 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday, with Johnny Cueto earning the victory and helping Reds moneyline bettors cash out.
The Reds were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Johnny Cueto earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Ludwick in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Brad Lincoln worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Neil Walker in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.