Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 1-0 Victors Over Rangers
Texas couldn't get its offense rolling against Gerrit Cole in a 1-0 loss to Pittsburgh in baseball action on Monday.
Pittsburgh won as a +155 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Gerrit Cole, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Yu Darvish worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Rios in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 6 hits, while Texas only had 4.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.