Pittsburgh Downed 6-4 By Colorado - Jose Veras Takes Loss
Pittsburgh dropped a 6-4 decision at PNC Park on Saturday as Colorado legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Belisle.
Bettors who backed the Rockies were rewarded as -102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Matt Belisle earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ty Wigginton in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Charlie Morton worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Doumit in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 8 hits, while Colorado only had 7.
The game was closed out by Matt Lindstrom who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.