Pittsburgh Falls 7-2 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
Pittsburgh dropped a 7-2 decision at Dodger Stadium on Friday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
Los Angeles was favored by -182 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Hiroki Kuroda earned the victory for the Dodgers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from James Loney in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 3-inning outing from Jeff Locke in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.