Ryan Vogelsong vs James McDonald Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 3-1 Win
James McDonald reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Giants en route to a 3-1 win over San Francisco on Saturday at PNC Park.
The Pirates were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from James McDonald, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Neil Walker in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Gregor Blanco in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joel Hanrahan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.