Game Wrap - Cincinnati 4-3 Victors Over Pirates
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 14 as Pittsburgh was handed a 4-3 defeat against Cincinnati on Monday at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -167 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Mat Latos, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. Alfredo Simon earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Dioner Navarro in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while Cincinnati only had 8.