Philadelphia Downed 6-4 By Pittsburgh - Phillippe Aumont Takes Loss
Pittsburgh grabbed a 6-4 win over Philadelphia on Thursday, as Justin Wilson was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
The Pirates were a +168 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from James McDonald, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. Justin Wilson earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Gaby Sanchez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 7 innings, giving up 10 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Howard in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Tony Watson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against St. Louis. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.