Colorado Falls 5-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Colorado dropped a 5-2 decision at PNC Park on Saturday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Francisco Liriano.
The Pirates were a -205 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Gaby Sanchez in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Dexter Fowler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Colorado only had 6.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.