Houston Downed 6-5 By Cincinnati - Fernando Rodriguez Takes Loss
|Houston Downed 6-5 By Cincinnati - Fernando Rodriguez Takes Loss|
Cincinnati grabbed a 6-5 win over Houston on Sunday, as Logan Ondrusek was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -200 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Logan Ondrusek earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Joey Votto in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jordan Lyles worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.
Sean Marshall pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face New York.