Oakland Falls 6-5 to Cincinnati - Recap
Cincinnati grabbed a 6-5 win over Oakland on Wednesday, as Homer Bailey was credited with a win at Great American Ball Park.
The Reds were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Homer Bailey earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jay Bruce in the win.
Oakland got a 2 2/3-inning outing from Bartolo Colon in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Moss had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Aroldis Chapman who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.