Joe Beimel Earns Win in Pittsburgh vs St. Louis Game
Pittsburgh needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against St. Louis for a 4-3 final at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 1/3 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Joe Beimel earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Chase d'Arnaud in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Kyle Lohse worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jon Jay in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Houston.