Recap - Detroit Defeats Cincinnati 7-6
Cincinnati dropped a 7-6 decision at Great American Ball Park on Sunday as Detroit legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brayan Villarreal.
Detroit was an underdog by +118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Detroit got 3 innings from Drew Smyly, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. Brayan Villarreal earned the victory, while the Tigers got 3 RBIs from Austin Jackson in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Homer Bailey in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Zack Cozart had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 10.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Detroit looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.