Bronson Arroyo Earns Win in Cincinnati vs Los Angeles Game
Los Angeles dropped a 5-4 decision at Great American Ball Park on Thursday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Bronson Arroyo.
Cincinnati won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Bronson Arroyo, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Chris Heisey in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Erick Aybar in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 7.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Texas.