Game Wrap - Cincinnati 3-1 Victors Over Pirates
Cincinnati grabbed a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday, as Johnny Cueto was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Johnny Cueto, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 1 RBI from Edgar Renteria in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Jeffrey Karstens worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Presley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 8 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 5.
Francisco Cordero pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face St. Louis.