Phillips powers Reds over Mets

Phillips powers Reds over Mets

Brandon Phillips homered and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 victory over the New York Mets Wednesday night at Citi Field.

The Reds won the game as +110 underdogs, while the four runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Bronson Arroyo scattered seven hits and one run over eight innings, improving to 9-4 overall. Francisco Cordero closed out the ninth for his 24th save.

Jonathon Niese gave up six hits and three runs over 7 2-3 innings in a losing effort for the Mets.