Erik Bedard vs Chad Billingsley Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 4-1
Los Angeles got 6 innings of work from Chad Billingsley en route to a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.
Los Angeles won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Los Angeles got 6 innings from Chad Billingsley, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Dodgers got 2 RBIs from Juan Rivera in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Garrett Jones in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 12 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.
The game was closed out by Javy Guerra who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.