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Cincinnati Falls 12-8 Against Chicago - Game Recap

Cincinnati got a 2-HR day from Brandon Phillips on Monday at Great American Ball Park but Chicago still managed to defeat Cincinnati 12-8 in baseball action.

Chicago won as a +144 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Rodrigo Lopez earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.

Cincinnati's starting pitcher Dontrelle Willis worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 16-11 in the game.