Pittsburgh vs Atlanta Final: 5-2 - Recap
Pittsburgh got 6 1/3 innings of work from Kevin Correia en route to a 5-2 victory over Atlanta on Thursday at Turner Field.
Pittsburgh won as a +148 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kevin Correia earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Freddie Freeman in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Florida.