Pittsburgh Falls 6-5 Against St. Louis - Game Recap
|Pittsburgh Falls 6-5 Against St. Louis - Game Recap|
Pittsburgh dropped a 6-5 decision at PNC Park on Sunday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Shelby Miller.
St. Louis won as a -108 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shelby Miller earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Allen Craig in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Charlie Morton worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Pedro Alvarez in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Trevor Rosenthal who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 3 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
St. Louis heads into a battle against Chicago. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.