A.J. Burnett vs Jeff Samardzija Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 6-2 Win
Pittsburgh got a 6-2 victory over Chicago on Saturday, with A.J. Burnett earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by -101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 8 1/3 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from David DeJesus in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 9-4 in the game.