Los Angeles Falls 3-0 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh didn’t allow Los Angeles to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 3-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Friday.
The Pirates were a -161 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jeff Locke earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Stephen Fife worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yasiel Puig in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jason Grilli who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.