Homer Bailey vs Scott Kazmir Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 7-1
Cleveland moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 7-1 win against the Cincinnati Reds at Progressive Field.
The Indians were a +106 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Scott Kazmir earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Homer Bailey worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jay Bruce in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 8.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Tampa Bay. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.