Recap - Pittsburgh Defeats Philadelphia 6-3
|Recap - Pittsburgh Defeats Philadelphia 6-3|
Pittsburgh got a 6-3 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday, with Charlie Morton earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Placido Polanco in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.