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Ian Kennedy Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Diamondbacks Match

Pittsburgh had a 5-RBI day from Neil Walker on Wednesday at PNC Park as the Pirates defeated Arizona 7-6 in baseball action.

Pittsburgh was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Kevin Correia earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.

Arizona got a 4-inning outing from Ian Kennedy in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Willie Bloomquist had 3 hits in the loss for the Diamondbacks.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 8.

The game was closed out by Joel Hanrahan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.