Pittsburgh Falls 5-2 to San Francisco - Recap
San Francisco got 5 2/3 innings of work from Ryan Vogelsong en route to a 5-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday at PNC Park.
The Giants were a +103 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Ryan Vogelsong earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Aaron Rowand in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Jeffrey Karstens in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
San Francisco outhit their counterparts 10-4 in the game.
Brian Wilson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
San Francisco heads into a battle against Washington. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.