Cincinnati vs Cleveland Final: 5-3 - Recap
|Cincinnati vs Cleveland Final: 5-3 - Recap|
Cincinnati grabbed a 5-3 win over Cleveland on Wednesday, as Mat Latos was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Mat Latos earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
Cleveland enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.