Jeff Locke vs Cole Hamels Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 2-0
Philadelphia couldn't get its offense rolling against Jeff Locke in a 2-0 loss to Pittsburgh in baseball action on Tuesday.
The Pirates were a +139 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Jeff Locke earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Gaby Sanchez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 8 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Young in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 7 hits, while Philadelphia only had 4.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.