Pittsburgh vs Chicago Game Final 6-2 - Francisco Liriano Earns Win
|Pittsburgh vs Chicago Game Final 6-2 - Francisco Liriano Earns Win|
Chicago dropped a 6-2 decision at Wrigley Field on Friday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Francisco Liriano.
Pittsburgh was favored by -137 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 9 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Neil Walker in the win.
Chicago got a 6-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 5 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Dioner Navarro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 13 hits, while Chicago only had 4.