Brad Lincoln vs Jeanmar Gomez Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 9-5 Win
Pedro Alvarez swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 6 runs as his Pirates defeated Cleveland 9-5 at Progressive Field.
The Pirates were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Pittsburgh got 3 1/3 innings from Brad Lincoln, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Tony Watson earned the victory, while the Pirates got 6 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Jeanmar Gomez worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Cincinnati.