Chicago vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 5-4
Chicago dropped a 5-4 decision at PNC Park on Tuesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Wandy Rodriguez.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -150 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Wandy Rodriguez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 4 RBIs from Travis Snider in the win.
Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Matt Garza in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 3 walks and 1 hit in his time on the mound, while Darwin Barney had 4 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.