Edinson Volquez Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Reds Match
Cincinnati moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 11-4 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
The Reds were a +124 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Alfredo Simon earned the victory for the Reds, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Skip Schumaker in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Edinson Volquez worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Gregory Polanco in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 14 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.