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Pittsburgh Tops Washington 3-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh grabbed a 3-1 win over Washington on Friday, as was credited with a win at PNC Park.

Pittsburgh was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Pittsburgh got 7 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 9. earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Jordy Mercer in the win.

Washington got a 5-inning outing from Ross Detwiler in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam LaRoche had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 7.