Pittsburgh vs Detroit Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Pittsburgh vs Detroit Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Andrew McCutchen swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Pirates defeated Detroit 4-3 at Comerica Park.
The Pirates were a +155 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 4 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Detroit as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 9.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.