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Cincinnati Downed 5-3 By Pittsburgh - Aroldis Chapman Takes Loss

Cincinnati Downed 5-3 By Pittsburgh - Aroldis Chapman Takes Loss

Pittsburgh got 1 inning of work from Tony Watson en route to a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday at PNC Park.

The Pirates were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. Tony Watson earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.

Cincinnati's starting pitcher Dontrelle Willis worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Cincinnati only had 10.

Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.