John Lannan vs Mike Leake Tilt Ends in Cincinnati 11-2 Win
Philadelphia dropped a 11-2 decision at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike Leake.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -135 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Cincinnati got 7 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Philadelphia got a 1 2/3-inning outing from John Lannan in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Jimmy Rollins had 1 hit in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 15 hits, while Philadelphia only had 6.
Cincinnati heads into a battle against Miami. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.