Pittsburgh Cincinnati Game Ends in 5-3 Reds Victory - Recap
|Pittsburgh Cincinnati Game Ends in 5-3 Reds Victory - Recap|
Cincinnati grabbed a 5-3 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday, as Mike Leake was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
The Reds were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cincinnati got 7 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 3 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6-inning outing from Kevin Correia in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Brock Holt had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.
Jonathan Broxton pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.