Cleveland Tops Pittsburgh 5-1 - Recap
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings of work from Carlos Carrasco en route to a 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Cleveland won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cleveland got 6 1/3 innings from Carlos Carrasco, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 1 RBI from Grady Sizemore in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Paul Maholm in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Tabata had 1 hit in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 9 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 4.