Pittsburgh Downed 1-0 By Arizona - Jeffrey Karstens Takes Loss
Ian Kennedy reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Pirates en route to a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh on Monday at Chase Field.
Arizona won as a -215 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Arizona got 8 innings from Ian Kennedy, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 12. He earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 1 RBI from Justin Upton in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6-inning outing from Jeffrey Karstens in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Presley had 1 hit in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 5 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 2.
The game was closed out by J.J. Putz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.