Charlie Morton vs Shaun Marcum Battle Sees Milwaukee Fall 9-8
Pittsburgh grabbed a 9-8 win over Milwaukee on Monday, as Daniel McCutchen was credited with a win at Miller Park.
Pittsburgh won as a +167 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Daniel McCutchen earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Alex Presley in the win.
Milwaukee got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Shaun Marcum in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 3 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Corey Hart had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-12 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Joel Hanrahan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.