Recap - Cincinnati Defeats Philadelphia 4-2
Philadelphia dropped a 4-2 decision at Great American Ball Park on Monday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bronson Arroyo.
The Reds were a +101 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Cincinnati got 8 innings from Bronson Arroyo, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Philadelphia got a 7-inning outing from Cliff Lee in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Freddy Galvis had 1 hit in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 9 hits, while Philadelphia only had 5.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.