Pittsburgh Tops Chicago 7-6 - Recap
|Pittsburgh Tops Chicago 7-6 - Recap|
Pittsburgh got 6 innings of work from Wandy Rodriguez en route to a 7-6 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Wrigley Field.
The Pirates were a -148 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Wandy Rodriguez, who gave up 1 earned run on 9 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Garrett Jones in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jason Berken worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 10.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.