Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 5-0 Victors Over Reds
Pittsburgh's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Cincinnati scoreless in a 5-0 victory on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Charlie Morton earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Cincinnati got a 7-inning outing from Bronson Arroyo in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Drew Stubbs had 1 hit in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 8 hits, while Cincinnati only had 5.