Pittsburgh Drops Milwaukee 5-2 - Match Report
Milwaukee pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Pedro Alvarez and it cost them dearly in a 5-2 loss on Saturday at Miller Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +111 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Michael Fiers worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Gomez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while Milwaukee only had 5.