Steven Ames Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Marlins Match
Pittsburgh scored 1 run in the 10 to edge Miami 5-4 on Thursday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from Gerrit Cole, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Jared Hughes earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Jose Fernandez worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Christian Yelich in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 12 hits, while Miami only had 9.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face Atlanta.