Reds upend Cardinals

Reds upend Cardinals

Laynce Nix was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in to lead the Cincinnati Reds past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Monday night.

Cincinnati cashed as +100 road underdogs as the game played UNDER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Ramon Hernandez and Brandon Phillips both drove in runs for the Reds, while Mike Lincoln earned the win in relief of starter Edinson Volquez for Cincinnati.

Colby Rasmus went 3-for-4 with a homer for St. Louis, as Todd Wellemeyer allowed three earned runs over five innings to take the loss for the Cardinals.