Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 4-2 Victors Over Cubs
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 3 2/3 innings from Jeanmar Gomez, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Vincent Mazzaro earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Chicago got a 3-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jason Grilli who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Cincinnati.