Houston Falls 3-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 12 as Houston was handed a 3-2 defeat against Pittsburgh on Sunday at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -142 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Tony Watson earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 8 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.