Joe Blanton vs Bronson Arroyo Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 3-1
|Joe Blanton vs Bronson Arroyo Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 3-1|
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Cincinnati was handed a 3-1 defeat against Los Angeles on Friday at Great American Ball Park.
The Dodgers were a +126 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Ronald Belisario earned the victory for the Dodgers, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Kemp in the win.
Cincinnati got an 8-inning outing from Bronson Arroyo in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Joey Votto had 1 hit in the loss for the Reds.
Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.