Game Wrap - Cincinnati 6-5 Victors Over Cubs
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 11 as Chicago was handed a 6-5 defeat against Cincinnati on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
The Reds were a -144 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 14.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 1. Logan Ondrusek earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Joey Votto in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Chris Rusin in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 4 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 13 hits, while Chicago only had 9.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Broxton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.