Chicago Downed 5-2 By Cincinnati - Travis Wood Takes Loss
Cincinnati got a 5-2 victory over Chicago on Saturday, with Homer Bailey earning the victory and helping Reds moneyline bettors cash out.
Cincinnati won as a -167 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Homer Bailey, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Todd Frazier in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 7 hits, while Chicago only had 6.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.