Milwaukee Falls 6-5 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh got 6 innings of work from James McDonald en route to a 6-5 victory over Milwaukee on Sunday at Miller Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -107 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from James McDonald, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Milwaukee got a 5-inning outing from Michael Fiers in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Nyjer Morgan had 1 hit in the loss for the Brewers.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Milwaukee only had 6.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Milwaukee will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.