A.J. Burnett vs Jason Marquis Tilt Ends in San Diego 7-5 Win
Garrett Jones swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs but it wasn't enough as Padres defeated Pittsburgh 7-5 at PETCO Park.
San Diego won as a +116 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Miles Mikolas earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Carlos Quentin in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6 1/3-inning outing from A.J. Burnett in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 5 walks and 12 hits in his time on the mound, while Garrett Jones had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 16 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 12.