Pittsburgh Tops Philadelphia 6-5 - Recap
|Pittsburgh Tops Philadelphia 6-5 - Recap|
Pittsburgh got 5 2/3 innings of work from Jeff Locke en route to a 6-5 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh won as a -195 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 5 2/3 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher John Lannan worked 5 innings, giving up 11 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Domonic Brown in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 13-11 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 1 batter to earn the save.