Pirates trim Cubs

Pirates trim Cubs

Bobby Crosby's pinch-hit, run-scoring single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.

Pittsburgh cashed as +120 home underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the 8.5-run total set by sportsbooks.

Garrett Jones was 2-for-4 with a homer for the Pirates, as Evan Meek got the win in relief of Ross Ohlendorf for Pittsburgh.

Geovany Soto knocked in the lone run for Chicago, while Sean Marshall took the loss after allowing Crosby's single in the bottom of the eighth.