Duke, Pirates rip Cardinals
|Duke, Pirates rip Cardinals|
Winning pitcher Zach Duke allowed one run over eight innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates upset the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh won as +120 home underdogs as the teams played UNDER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Brandon Moss was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer for the Pirates, while Nyjer Morgan went 2-for-5 with two runs batted in for Pittsburgh.
Albert Pujols went yard for St. Louis, as Todd Wellemeyer was rocked for seven runs over 4 1-3 innings to take the loss for the Cardinals.