Tony Watson Earns Win in Pittsburgh vs Washington Game
A.J. Burnett reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Nationals en route to a 5-4 win over Washington on Tuesday at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 8 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 10. Tony Watson earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Rod Barajas in the win.
Washington got a 7-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam LaRoche had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 5.