Pittsburgh vs Washington Final: 7-2 - Recap
|Pittsburgh vs Washington Final: 7-2 - Recap|
Pittsburgh got 6 innings of work from Jeffrey Karstens en route to a 7-2 victory over Washington on Saturday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jeffrey Karstens earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Lyle Overbay in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Livan Hernandez worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.