Mike Leake Earns Win in Milwaukee vs Cincinnati Game
Cincinnati got a 6-2 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday, with Mike Leake earning the victory and helping Reds moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -170 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Mike Leake earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 8 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Logan Schafer in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 9-4 in the game.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Milwaukee will aim to get back on the winning track at Arizona.