Brandon Lyon Tagged With Loss in Reds-Astros Match

Houston dropped a 3-2 decision at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Francisco Cordero.

Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -185 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Cincinnati got 6 innings from Travis Wood, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Francisco Cordero earned the victory, while the Reds got 1 RBI from Joey Votto in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Aneury Rodriguez worked 5 innings, giving up 1 hit and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jason Bourgeois in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 6 hits, while Cincinnati only had 5.