Kevin Correia vs Jason Marquis Battle Sees Washington Fall 10-2
|Kevin Correia vs Jason Marquis Battle Sees Washington Fall 10-2|
Pittsburgh grabbed a 10-2 win over Washington on Sunday, as Kevin Correia was credited with a win at Nationals Park.
The Pirates were a +137 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 6, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Lyle Overbay in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Jason Marquis worked 1 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Roger Bernadina in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 16-9 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Chicago.