Indians stop Pirates

Indians stop Pirates

The Cleveland Indians scored four times in the seventh inning and held on for a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a three-game series Friday at PNC Park.

Cleveland won this game as +100 underdogs, while the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Jason Donald went 2-for-4 with an RBI single for the Indians. Fausto Carmona tossed six innings for the win, and Kerry Wood notched his fifth save with a scoreless ninth.

Paul Maholm gave up all four runs over his 6 2-3 innings in the Pirates loss.