Los Angeles Downed 3-2 By Cincinnati - J.P. Howell Takes Loss
Los Angeles dropped a 3-2 decision at Great American Ball Park on Friday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike Leake.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Cincinnati got 7 2/3 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Joey Votto in the win.
Los Angeles got a 1 2/3-inning outing from Chris Capuano in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 1 walk and 0 hits in his time on the mound, while Hanley Ramirez had 2 hits in the loss for the Dodgers.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 7 hits, while Los Angeles only had 5.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.