Pittsburgh vs Chicago Recap - Pirates Over Cubs 3-1

Pittsburgh vs Chicago Recap - Pirates Over Cubs 3-1

Pittsburgh got 5 1/3 innings of work from Brian Burres en route to a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field.

Pittsburgh won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 12.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pittsburgh got 5 1/3 innings from Brian Burres, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Josh Harrison in the win.

Chicago got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Ryan Dempster in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 1 hit in the loss for the Cubs.

Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.

The game was closed out by Joel Hanrahan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.