Philadelphia Drops Cincinnati 5-4 - Match Report
Philadelphia needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against Cincinnati for a 5-4 final at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia was favored by -184 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Wilson Valdez earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ben Francisco in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jay Bruce in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 15 hits, while Philadelphia only had 13.