Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 6-2 Victors Over Diamondbacks
Pittsburgh grabbed a 6-2 win over Arizona on Friday, as Gerrit Cole was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Gerrit Cole, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 5.