Ross Detwiler vs Mike Leake Battle Sees Washington Fall 6-3
Cincinnati moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 6-3 win against the Washington Nationals at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -151 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 1 RBI from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Ross Detwiler worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Laynce Nix in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 8.
Francisco Cordero pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.