Pirates edge Cubs

Pirates edge Cubs

Ryan Church went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Pittsburgh cashed as +140 home underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the 8-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Andy LaRoche was 2-for-4 with a solo shot for the Pirates, as Paul Maholm allowed two runs over six innings to get the win for Pittsburgh.

Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto homered for Chicago, while Ryan Dempster took the loss after giving up three runs over seven innings for the Cubs.