Cincinnati Falls 5-4 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Cincinnati got a 2-HR day from Ryan Ludwick on Thursday at Great American Ball Park but Pittsburgh still managed to defeat Cincinnati 5-4 in baseball action.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +153 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from Kevin Correia, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Joel Hanrahan earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Garrett Jones in the win.
Cincinnati got a 7-inning outing from Mike Leake in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Joey Votto had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 9.
Chris Resop pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.