Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Pittsburgh 3-2
|Recap - Philadelphia Defeats Pittsburgh 3-2|
Philadelphia got 2/3 innings of work from Raul Valdes en route to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won as a +111 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Raul Valdes earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jimmy Rollins in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Pedro Alvarez in a losing cause.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.