Cincinnati Tops Chicago 10-8 - Recap
Cincinnati got a 10-8 victory over Chicago on Friday, with Homer Bailey earning the victory and helping Reds moneyline bettors cash out.
Cincinnati was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Homer Bailey earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 9 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Todd Frazier in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Justin Germano worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Darwin Barney in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 15-13 in the game.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.