Tony Cingrani vs Julio Teheran Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 8-4
Atlanta dropped an 8-4 decision at Turner Field on Sunday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher J.J. Hoover.
The Reds were a -109 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Cincinnati got 4 innings from Tony Cingrani, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 5. J.J. Hoover earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Julio Teheran worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrelton Simmons in a losing cause.
Cincinnati enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Chicago.