Pirates streak past Royals

Pirates streak past Royals

The Pittsburgh Pirates won their fourth straight overall Saturday by defeating the Kansas City Royals 6-2 at PNC Park.

Pittsburgh won the game as a -165 favorite, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Delwyn Young belted a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the Pirates. Paul Maholm allowed just two runs over seven innings for the win.

Billy Butler drove in both runs for the Royals, while Bruce Chen gave up four runs over 6 1-3 innings in the loss.