Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 5-3 Victors Over Rockies
Pittsburgh got $Innings innings of work from Jeanmar Gomez en route to a 5-3 victory over Colorado on Sunday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh won as a -171 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Jeanmar Gomez earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Jordy Mercer in the win.
Colorado got a 6-inning outing from Tyler Matzek in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Rutledge had 2 hits in the loss for the Rockies.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Colorado will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Washington.