Cincinnati vs St. Louis Game Final 9-7 - Travis Wood Earns Win
|Cincinnati vs St. Louis Game Final 9-7 - Travis Wood Earns Win|
Cincinnati grabbed a 9-7 win over St. Louis on Sunday, as Travis Wood was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Travis Wood earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Chris Carpenter worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Theriot in a losing cause.
Cincinnati enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Francisco Cordero who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Philadelphia.