Cincinnati Falls 4-3 to Philadelphia - Recap
Philadelphia scored 1 run in the 11 to edge Cincinnati 4-3 on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -111 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Raul Valdes earned the victory, while the Phillies got 1 RBI from Laynce Nix in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Johnny Cueto worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Zack Cozart in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-6 advantage in hits.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head home to face St. Louis.