Kevin Correia vs Travis Wood Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 3-0 Win
Pittsburgh's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Chicago scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Monday at Wrigley Field.
The Pirates were a +101 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kevin Correia earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Starling Marte in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Darwin Barney in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 5-2 advantage in hits.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.