Mike Leake vs Jeremy Hellickson Battle Sees Tampa Bay Fall 5-0
|Mike Leake vs Jeremy Hellickson Battle Sees Tampa Bay Fall 5-0|
Cincinnati didn’t allow Tampa Bay to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 5-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Monday.
The Reds were a +126 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.