Johnny Cueto Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Reds Match
Chicago got a 11-4 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday, with Carlos Zambrano earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
The Cubs were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Carlos Zambrano earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Johnny Cueto worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yonder Alonso in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Cincinnati only had 8.