Pittsburgh vs Washington Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Pittsburgh vs Washington Final: 4-2 - Recap|
Washington dropped a 4-2 decision at PNC Park on Wednesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brad Lincoln.
The Pirates were a -131 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Brad Lincoln earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Washington got a 6-inning outing from Ross Detwiler in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Ian Desmond had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 5.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.