Chicago Falls 5-3 to Cincinnati - Recap
Cincinnati grabbed a 5-3 win over Chicago on Saturday, as Johnny Cueto was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -188 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Cincinnati got 8 innings from Johnny Cueto, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Todd Frazier in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alfonso Soriano had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 8 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.