Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Recap - Pirates Over Cubs 2-1
Pittsburgh got a 2-1 victory over Chicago on Sunday, with Brandon Cumpton earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +106 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Brandon Cumpton, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 4. Brandon Cumpton earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBIs from Josh Harrison in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from Jason Hammel in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 1 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Tampa Bay. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Cincinnati.