Reds sink Pirates

Reds sink Pirates

Johnny Cueto pitched eight shutout innings, allowing only four hits while striking out nine Sunday, as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0.

The Reds were a -125 favorite in the game and the five goals scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (8.5).

Ramon Hernandez had three RBI for the Reds and Brandon Phillips was 2-4 with an RBI in the win.

Jeff Karstens took the loss for Pittsburgh after giving up four runs on six hits in five innings.