Atlanta Falls 2-1 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Atlanta Falls 2-1 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Pittsburgh got 6 innings of work from Jeff Locke en route to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta on Monday at PNC Park.

Pittsburgh won as a +125 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jeff Locke earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 5, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Starling Marte in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Paul Maholm worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.

Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 5-2 in the game.

Jared Hughes pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.