Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 5-4 Victors Over Phillies
Philadelphia dropped a 5-4 decision at PNC Park on Sunday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Joel Hanrahan.
Pittsburgh won as a +116 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from James McDonald, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. Joel Hanrahan earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Alex Presley in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Vance Worley worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Philadelphia only had 5.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.