St. Louis vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 9-2
Pittsburgh got a 9-2 victory over St. Louis on Monday, with Francisco Liriano earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh was favored by -151 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Jake Westbrook worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.