Cincinnati Falls 7-6 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh got 1/3 innings of work from Chris Resop en route to a 7-6 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Pittsburgh got 4 1/3 innings from Jeffrey Karstens, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Chris Resop earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Edinson Volquez worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Jay Bruce in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 15 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 9.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.