Padres drop Pirates in opener

Padres drop Pirates in opener

The San Diego Padres scored four runs in the second inning and went on to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Friday night in the opener at PNC Park.

San Diego won this contest as -115 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Kevin Correia went six innings for the win, allowing six hits and two earned runs for the Padres.

Paul Maholm gave up four runs off nine hits in six innings of work in the Pirates loss.