Milwaukee Falls 2-0 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 2-0 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +166 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 4 1/3 innings from A Thompson, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 1. Jason Grilli earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Milwaukee got a 6-inning outing from Shaun Marcum in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Ryan Braun had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 5 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 4.
The game was closed out by Joel Hanrahan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head home to face Chicago.