Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 9-2 Victors Over Giants
Pittsburgh got 6 innings of work from Jeffrey Karstens en route to a 9-2 victory over San Francisco on Wednesday at AT&T Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Jeffrey Karstens, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eli Whiteside in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against Milwaukee. San Francisco, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.