Recap - Pittsburgh Defeats St. Louis 4-3
|Recap - Pittsburgh Defeats St. Louis 4-3|
Pittsburgh got a 4-3 victory over St. Louis on Saturday, with Jared Hughes earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh won as a +108 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 4 2/3 innings from Edinson Volquez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. Jared Hughes earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Jose Tabata in the win.
St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Lance Lynn in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Carpenter had 1 hit in the loss for the Cardinals.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-7 advantage in hits.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.