St. Louis Pittsburgh Game Ends in 5-3 Pirates Victory - Recap
Pittsburgh got 1 inning of work from Mark Melancon en route to a 5-3 victory over St. Louis on Sunday at PNC Park.
The Pirates were a -168 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 5. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Marlon Byrd in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Joe Kelly worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Beltran in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.