Kansas City vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 5-3
|Kansas City vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 5-3|
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Kansas City Royals at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 4 innings from James McDonald, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. Jared Hughes earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Alex Presley in the win.
Kansas City got a 3-inning outing from Vincent Mazzaro in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Billy Butler had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 6.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.