Chicago Downed 2-1 By Cincinnati - Ryan Dempster Takes Loss

Chicago Downed 2-1 By Cincinnati - Ryan Dempster Takes Loss

Chicago dropped a 2-1 decision at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike Leake.

Cincinnati won as a -133 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cincinnati got 8 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 1 RBI from Brandon Phillips in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Ryan Dempster worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Darwin Barney in a losing cause.

The game was closed out by Francisco Cordero who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.