Game Wrap - Cincinnati 6-0 Victors Over Cubs
Mike Leake led Cincinnati to a shutout performance against Chicago 6-0 on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.
The Reds were a -181 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Mike Leake earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jack Hannahan in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.