Pittsburgh vs Toronto Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 6-2
Pittsburgh grabbed a 6-2 win over Toronto on Thursday, as Jeffrey Karstens was credited with a win at Rogers Centre.
The Pirates were a +138 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Jeffrey Karstens, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Brandon Wood in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brett Cecil worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Yunel Escobar in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-6 advantage in hits.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.