Pittsburgh Drops Houston 5-2 - Match Report
Pittsburgh got 6 innings of work from Charlie Morton en route to a 5-2 victory over Houston on Saturday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh won as a -136 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 0. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Jose Tabata in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher J.A. Happ worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jordan Schafer in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Juan Cruz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.