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Justin Masterson vs Bronson Arroyo Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 8-2

Brandon Phillips swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Indians defeated Cincinnati 8-2 at Great American Ball Park.

Cleveland was an underdog by +107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Asdrubal Cabrera in the win.

Cincinnati got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Bronson Arroyo in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 0 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.

Cleveland outhit their counterparts 12-5 in the game.