Encarnacion, Reds nip Brewers

Encarnacion, Reds nip Brewers

Edwin Encarnacion smashed a grand slam to lead the Cincinnati Reds over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 on Monday night.

Cincinnati won as +130 road underdogs as the teams played over the 8-run total posted by sportsbooks.

Jay Bruce went yard and had two runs batted in for the Reds, while Edinson Volquez picked up the victory despite giving up six runs over five innings for Cincinnati.

Corey Hart was 2-for-4 with a three-run blast for Milwaukee, as losing pitcher Yovani Gallardo allowed seven runs over five innings for the Brewers.