Pittsburgh Drops Cincinnati 8-4 - Match Report
Pittsburgh got 5 innings of work from A.J. Burnett en route to an 8-4 victory over Cincinnati on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park.
Pittsburgh won as a +143 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Clint Barmes in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Homer Bailey worked 3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Zack Cozart in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 12-9 in the game.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.