Volquez tosses gem; Reds sink Astros
Edinson Volquez combined on a one-hit shutout Wednesday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win over the Houston Astros at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati won the game as -150 favorites, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (9).
Laynce Nix had two hits and drove in one run for the Reds. Volquez whiffed six batters in the win, and Francisco Cordero notched his seventh save of the year.
Felipe Paulino surrendered six hits and two runs over 5 2-3 innings in taking the loss.