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Pittsburgh Drops Chicago 6-2 - Match Report

Pittsburgh got a 6-2 victory over Chicago on Monday, with Charlie Morton earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.

Pittsburgh won as a -146 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Charlie Morton earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 10 hits, while Chicago only had 8.