Recap - Cincinnati Defeats Philadelphia 1-0
Homer Bailey reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Phillies en route to a 1-0 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -163 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Aroldis Chapman earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jay Bruce in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Chase Utley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 4 hits, while Philadelphia only had 2.