Pittsburgh Drops St. Louis 3-1 - Match Report
St. Louis dropped a 3-1 decision at Busch Stadium on Wednesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kevin Correia.
Pittsburgh won as a +170 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Kevin Correia, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Neil Walker in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Chris Carpenter worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Skip Schumaker in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while St. Louis only had 7.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face San Francisco.