Cincinnati vs Chicago Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 8-2
|Cincinnati vs Chicago Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 8-2|
Chicago dropped an 8-2 decision at Wrigley Field on Sunday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Homer Bailey.
Cincinnati won as a -136 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Homer Bailey earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Zack Cozart in the win.
Chicago got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Carlos Villanueva in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Emilio Bonifacio had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 15-11 in the game.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.