Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 4-3 Victors Over Reds
Cincinnati dropped a 4-3 decision at PNC Park on Saturday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brad Lincoln.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Brad Lincoln earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Cincinnati got a 2 2/3-inning outing from Travis Wood in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Phillips had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Jason Grilli who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.