Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 4-2 Victors Over Cubs
Chicago dropped a 4-2 decision at PNC Park on Wednesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brandon Cumpton.
Pittsburgh won as a -131 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from Brandon Cumpton, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. Brandon Cumpton earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Jason Hammel in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Luis Valbuena had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.