Barry Zito vs Johnny Cueto Battle Sees San Francisco Fall 9-0
San Francisco was unable to break through against the Cincinnati pitching staff, losing 9-0 on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati won as a -155 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cincinnati got 9 innings from Johnny Cueto, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 4 RBIs from Joey Votto in the win.
San Francisco got a 5-inning outing from Barry Zito in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Aaron Rowand had 1 hit in the loss for the Giants.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 13 hits, while San Francisco only had 3.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For San Francisco, they head home to face Arizona.