Cubs overpower Reds

Cubs overpower Reds

Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-5 with three runs batted in, as the Chicago Cubs handled the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Tuesday night.

Chicago cashed as -230 home favorites as the game played over the 8-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Micah Hoffpauir smacked a solo shot and had two RBIs for the Cubs, while Rich Harden gave up two runs over six innings to get the win for Chicago.

Jay Bruce was 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs for Cincinnati, as Micah Owings allowed two earned runs over 4 2-3 innings to take the loss for the Reds.