Cincinnati Falls 4-1 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Cincinnati dropped a 4-1 decision at Great American Ball Park on Friday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher A.J. Burnett.
Pittsburgh won as a +122 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Marlon Byrd in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Homer Bailey worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Joey Votto in a losing cause.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.