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Pittsburgh Tops Kansas City 3-2 - Recap

Pittsburgh Tops Kansas City 3-2 - Recap

Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals at PNC Park.

The Pirates were a -123 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Bruce Chen worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 6 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 5.

Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track vs Milwaukee.