Pittsburgh vs Toronto Recap - Pirates Over Blue Jays 7-6
|Pittsburgh vs Toronto Recap - Pirates Over Blue Jays 7-6|
Toronto got a 2-HR day from Edwin Encarnacion on Tuesday at Rogers Centre but Pittsburgh still managed to defeat Toronto 7-6 in baseball action.
The Pirates were a +124 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kevin Correia earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alex Presley in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yunel Escobar in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 12 hits, while Toronto only had 9.
The game was closed out by Joel Hanrahan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.