Pirates dump Diamondbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday night.

Pittsburgh won the game as +125 underdogs, while the 11 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9).

Josh Wilson was 2-for-4 with a solo home run to lead the Pirates. Tom Gorzelanny allowed four hits and two runs for the victory.

Justin Upton was 3-for-4 with a solo homer for the Diamondbacks. Micah Owings gave up six hits and four runs over 6 1-3 innings of work.