Ian Kennedy Tagged With Loss in Reds-Padres Match
Johnny Cueto led Cincinnati to a shutout performance against San Diego 5-0 on Thursday at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -136 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.5.
Johnny Cueto earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Brandon Phillips in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 6 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Will Venable in a losing cause.
Cincinnati enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-3 advantage in hits.