Game Wrap - Philadelphia 5-4 Victors Over Pirates
Philadelphia grabbed a 5-4 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday, as Vance Worley was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won as a -141 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Vance Worley, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Carlos Ruiz in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Michael McKenry in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.