Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 2-1
Pittsburgh dropped a 2-1 decision at PNC Park on Thursday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tony Cingrani.
Bettors who backed the Reds were rewarded as -115 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Tony Cingrani, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Ryan Ludwick in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 7-inning outing from Brandon Cumpton in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 7 hits, while Cincinnati only had 5.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Broxton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track at St. Louis.