Duke, Pirates drill Astros

Duke, Pirates drill Astros

Zach Duke tossed a complete-game shutout to earn the win, as the Pittsburgh Pirates blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 on Monday.

Pittsburgh won as -140 home favorites as the game played under the 9.5-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Adam LaRoche was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer for the Pirates, while Ryan Doumit went 2-for-5 with a dinger and two runs batted in for Pittsburgh.

Brian Moehler was tagged for five runs over 2 1-3 innings to take the loss for Houston, as Miguel Tejada was 2-for-4 for the Astros.