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Kyle Kendrick Tagged With Loss in Phillies-Pirates Match

Pittsburgh got a 5-4 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday, with A.J. Burnett earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.

Pittsburgh was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Pittsburgh got 6 2/3 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Casey McGehee in the win.

Philadelphia got a 7-inning outing from Kyle Kendrick in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Shane Victorino had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.

The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.

Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against St. Louis. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.