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St. Louis Pittsburgh Game Ends in 12-2 Pirates Victory - Recap

Pittsburgh used a 2-HR day from Pedro Alvarez on Friday at PNC Park as the Pirates defeated St. Louis 12-2 in baseball action.

The Pirates were a -116 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Gerrit Cole, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.

St. Louis' starting pitcher Shelby Miller worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 16 hits, while St. Louis only had 6.