Pittsburgh Tops Washington 4-2 - Recap

Pittsburgh Tops Washington 4-2 - Recap

Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 Pittsburgh batters, but it wasn't enough as the Pirates defeated Washington 4-2 in MLB action Wednesday.

The Pirates were a +118 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Pittsburgh got 7 2/3 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Michael McKenry in the win.

Washington got an 8-inning outing from Stephen Strasburg in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Anthony Rendon had 1 hit in the loss for the Nationals.

The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.