Recap - Pittsburgh Defeats Cincinnati 3-2
Homer Bailey struck out 12 Pittsburgh batters, but it wasn't enough as the Pirates defeated Cincinnati 3-2 in MLB action Sunday.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 1 earned run on 1 hit, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Garrett Jones in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Homer Bailey in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Shin-Soo Choo had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-3 advantage in hits.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.