St. Louis Downed 1-0 By Cincinnati - Seth Maness Takes Loss
Cincinnati got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 1-0 victory over St. Louis on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Homer Bailey earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Todd Frazier in the win.
St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Michael Wacha in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Carpenter had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 5 hits, while St. Louis only had 2.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.