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Chicago Falls 6-4 Against Cincinnati - Game Recap

The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Chicago was handed a 6-4 defeat against Cincinnati on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati was favored by -141 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Cincinnati got 6 1/3 innings from Homer Bailey, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. J.J. Hoover earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Shin-Soo Choo in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dioner Navarro in a losing cause.

Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.

Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.