Pittsburgh Drops Chicago 7-5 - Match Report
Derrek Lee drove in 5 runs as his Pirates defeated Chicago 7-5 at Wrigley Field.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Pittsburgh got 4 innings from Ross Ohlendorf, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. Chris Resop earned the victory, while the Pirates got 5 RBIs from Derrek Lee in the win.
Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Casey Coleman in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Chicago only had 10.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.