Tampa Bay vs Cincinnati Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 12-4
|Tampa Bay vs Cincinnati Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 12-4|
Ben Zobrist swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs but it wasn't enough as Reds defeated Tampa Bay 12-4 at Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tony Cingrani earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Chris Heisey in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Cesar Ramos worked 2 innings, giving up 3 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 13 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 7.
Cincinnati heads into a battle against Pittsburgh. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.