Homer Bailey vs A.J. Burnett Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 4-2 Win
A.J. Burnett reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Reds en route to a 4-2 win over Cincinnati on Saturday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Russell Martin in the win.
Cincinnati got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Homer Bailey in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Ryan Ludwick had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.