VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Boxing/MMA
Soccer
More
Betting Tools

 
Cubs stun Reds as huge away 'dogs

CINCINNATI (AP) - Nate Schierholtz drove in three runs and Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer, rallying the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 9-4 Wednesday night.

Advertisement
Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with two doubles for the Cubs, who have won two of three following a four-game losing streak.

Brayan Pena hit a solo homer for the Reds, who have lost four of five.

Edwin Jackson (2-2) beat Cincinnati for the second time this year, allowing four runs and five hits in 5 2-3 innings. Brian Schlitter, Wesley Wright, Neil Ramirez and Hector Rondon combined for two-hit relief.

With the score 3-3 in the fifth, the Cubs loaded the bases with no outs against reliever Nick Christiani (0-1). Mike Olt hit into an RBI forceout, and Schierholtz followed with a sacrifice fly.

Schierholtz added a two-run single off Sean Marshall against a drawn-in infield in a four-run ninth.

Chicago needed just three batters to take a 2-0 lead in the first on Emilio Bonifacio's leadoff single and Rizzo's 426-foot, opposite-field homer to left-center.

Todd Frazier tied the score with a two-out, two-run double in the half.

Pena, signed by the Reds as a free agent in November, gave the Reds a 3-2 lead when he homered leading off the second - his first home run since Aug. 11. His previous NL homer was for Atlanta against the Marlins on April 13, 2007.

Castro's single tied the score in the third.

Cincinnati starter Tony Cingrani gave up three runs and six hits in four innings.

Brandon Phillips had an RBI single in the fifth, his eighth hit in his last 46 at bats (.174).

NOTES: Reds manager Bryan Price confirmed that LHP Aroldis Chapman will start and pitch one inning for Class A Dayton on Thursday in the first game of his minor league injury rehabilitation assignment. Price expects Chapman to make four appearances over seven to 10 days in the minors. Chapman had a plate inserted above his left eye to heal fractures from a line drive on March 19. ... Rizzo drew a career-high four walks. ... The Cubs are scheduled to open a five-game homestand on Friday against St. Louis. The Reds are scheduled to open a four-game home series Thursday against Milwaukee, the team with the big leagues' best record.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Rogers: Sunday's Diamond Notes
News: Win Total Update - August
Bookmaker: Will Stanton be dealt?
Yankees upend Sale, Red Sox
Twins cruise past D-backs, 5-0
Bauer wins 12th, Indians blank Royals
Pirates top Cards, snap six-game skid
Dodgers staff stifles Tigers, 3-0
Cubs hold off Blue Jays, 4-3
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
6-0 +645 L6, 21-7 +1,381 Streak
8-0 GPlays, 2-0 Thursday, 19-8 Run
6-2 +557 L2 Days, +5,537 TY
10-2, +851 Last 12 MLB G-Plays
7-2 +500 L9, +1,678 This Year
8-3 L11 Guaranteed Plays
13-6, +862 Record Last 7 Days
5-2, +325 L7 Guarantees
5-1 G-Plays, 16-9 +640 L4 Days
6-2 L8 Guaranteed Plays
4-2, +325 L6 MLB G-Plays
2-0 Friday, 7-3 +378 L10 G-Plays
4-1 L5 Picks, 6-2 L8 Guarantees
31-17 Last 48 MLB Totals
9-4, +461 Last 13 Selections
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks
2017 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Gary Bart + 5870
Stephen Nover + 1322
ASA + 954
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Gary Bart + 2870
Chip Chirimbes + 2001
Vince Akins + 1348
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
NeiltheGreek + 1858
John Fisher + 735
Joe Williams + 578
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 708
Joe Nelson + 559
ASA + 486
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Scott Rickenbach + 992
John Fisher + 761
Stephen Nover + 616
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 1596
Dave Cokin + 1414
Gary Bart + 1353
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership