Cincinnati Tops Colorado 9-7 - Recap
Colorado pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Ryan Ludwick and it cost them dearly in a 9-7 loss on Saturday at Coors Field.
Cincinnati won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Johnny Cueto earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 10 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Drew Stubbs in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Christian Friedrich worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Josh Rutledge in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 13 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.