Cincinnati Downed 2-1 By Pittsburgh - Johnny Cueto Takes Loss
|Cincinnati Downed 2-1 By Pittsburgh - Johnny Cueto Takes Loss|
Cincinnati dropped a 2-1 decision at PNC Park on Wednesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher A.J. Burnett.
Pittsburgh won as a +107 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Hague in the win.
Cincinnati got a 7-inning outing from Johnny Cueto in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Heisey had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 5-4 in the game.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.