Charlie Morton vs Bronson Arroyo Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 8-3
Pittsburgh used a 2-HR day from Neil Walker on Saturday at Great American Ball Park as the Pirates defeated Cincinnati 8-3 in baseball action.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 4 1/3 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Vincent Mazzaro earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Cincinnati got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Bronson Arroyo in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-5 advantage in hits.