Cincinnati Drops Chicago 5-4 - Match Report
Chicago lost in extra innings on Monday, falling 5-4 to Cincinnati in 13 innings.
Cincinnati won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cincinnati got 7 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Alfredo Simon earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Jay Bruce in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nathan Schierholtz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.