Johnny Cueto Earns Win in Chicago vs Cincinnati Game
Johnny Cueto led Cincinnati to a shutout performance against Chicago 2-0 on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Johnny Cueto earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Drew Stubbs in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Ryan Dempster worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Kosuke Fukudome in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
Francisco Cordero pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Cincinnati heads into a battle against Houston. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.