Bruce, Reds overpower Cardinals
Jay Bruce went 2-for-4 with two homers and five runs batted in to lead the Cincinnati Reds over the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Tuesday night.
Cincinnati won as +115 home underdogs, while the game played OVER the 8.5-run total posted by oddsmakers.
Homer Bailey allowed only one run over seven innings to earn the win for the Reds, who got a big fly from Joey Votto in the payday.
David Freese went yard for St. Louis, while Joel Pineiro was handed the loss after getting rocked for seven runs over six innings for the Cardinals.