Michael Fiers vs Johnny Cueto Battle Sees Milwaukee Fall 2-1
Cincinnati grabbed a 2-1 win over Milwaukee on Sunday, as Johnny Cueto was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Johnny Cueto earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Wilson Valdez in the win.
Milwaukee got a 6-inning outing from Michael Fiers in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Norichika Aoki had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Milwaukee will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.