Pittsburgh Drops Philadelphia 5-3 - Match Report
Pittsburgh got a 5-3 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday, with Vincent Mazzaro earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh won as a -102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Vincent Mazzaro earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 6 innings, giving up 1 hit and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Jason Grilli who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.