Pirates rout Cubs
Lastings Milledge drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 11-1 pounding of the Chicago Cubs Thursday for a sweep of the three-game series at PNC Park.
The Pirates won the contest as +164 underdogs, while the game’s 12 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Brian Burres tossed a three-hit shutout through seven innings to pick up the win for the Pirates.
Randy Wells was tagged with the loss, giving up six earned runs over two innings as the Cubs starter.