Lance Lynn vs James McDonald Tilt Ends in St. Louis 10-6 Win
Pittsburgh dropped a 10-6 decision at PNC Park on Monday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Lance Lynn.
St. Louis won as a -117 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Lance Lynn earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Allen Craig in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 1 2/3-inning outing from James McDonald in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Starling Marte had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.