Francisco Liriano vs Johnny Cueto Tilt Ends in Cincinnati 4-0 Win
Johnny Cueto reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Pirates en route to a 4-0 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -109 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Cincinnati got 9 innings from Johnny Cueto, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 12. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Joey Votto in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Francisco Liriano worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
Cincinnati outhit their counterparts 8-3 in the game.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Milwaukee.