Pirates clip Cardinals
|Pirates clip Cardinals|
Jason Michaels' pinch-hit grand slam lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Monday night.
Pittsburgh cashed as +170 road underdogs as the game played over the 8.5-run total posted by sportsbooks.
Jason Bay went 2-for-4 with a run batted in for the Pirates, while Franquelis Osoria got the win in relief of starter Tom Gorzelanny for Pittsburgh.
Albert Pujols and Ryan Ludwick knocked in two runs each for St. Louis, as Adam Wainwright allowed five runs over eight innings of work to take the loss for the Cardinals.