Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh Recap - Reds Over Pirates 4-1
Pittsburgh dropped a 4-1 decision at PNC Park on Tuesday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Johnny Cueto.
The Reds were a -106 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Johnny Cueto earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jay Bruce in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Edinson Volquez worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 3.