Arroyo, Reds blank Cubs

Arroyo, Reds blank Cubs

Bronson Arroyo tossed a five-hit shutout through seven innings Friday, and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-0 at Wrigley Field.

The Reds won the series-opener as -125 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Ryan Hanigan belted a two-run homer in leading the Reds. Francisco Cordero turned away the side in the ninth for his 30th save.

Tom Gorzelanny surrendered four hits and three runs over seven innings in the loss for the Cubs.