Houston Falls 6-4 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh got a 6-4 victory over Houston on Wednesday, with Kevin Correia earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -139 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Kevin Correia earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Scott Moore in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 10 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.