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Cleveland Falls 9-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Pittsburgh used a 2-HR day from Pedro Alvarez on Saturday at Progressive Field as the Pirates defeated Cleveland 9-2 in baseball action.

The Pirates were a +127 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Pittsburgh got 6 2/3 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 4 RBIs from Casey McGehee in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Asdrubal Cabrera in a losing cause.

Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 12-6 in the game.