Houston Downed 6-4 By Cincinnati - Bud Norris Takes Loss
Cincinnati got a 6-4 victory over Houston on Tuesday, with Homer Bailey earning the victory and helping Reds moneyline bettors cash out.
The Reds were a -162 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cincinnati got 7 innings from Homer Bailey, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Jay Bruce in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from J.D. Martinez in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 14-10 in the game.
Francisco Cordero pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.