Los Angeles Falls 10-6 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh used a 2-HR day from Garrett Jones on Thursday at PNC Park as the Pirates defeated Los Angeles 10-6 in baseball action.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -132 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 2/3 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 6 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 6 RBIs from Garrett Jones in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mark Ellis in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against St. Louis. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.