Jeffrey Karstens vs Mat Latos Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 6-5
San Diego got 1 inning of work from Mike Adams en route to a 6-5 victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday at PETCO Park.
Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Mike Adams earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Eric Patterson in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Jeffrey Karstens worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Xavier Paul in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 11 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 9.
Heath Bell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.