St. Louis Downed 5-0 By Pittsburgh - Joe Kelly Takes Loss
Wandy Rodriguez led Pittsburgh to a shutout performance against St. Louis 5-0 on Wednesday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Wandy Rodriguez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Joe Kelly worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David Freese in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while St. Louis only had 5.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Washington.