K Johnson Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Diamondbacks Match
Arizona needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against Pittsburgh for a 4-2 final at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Arizona got 8 innings from Wade Miley, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. Brad Ziegler earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 2 RBIs from Adam Eaton in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 7-inning outing from Charlie Morton in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jordy Mercer had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
Arizona outhit their counterparts 15-9 in the game.
J.J. Putz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Arizona heads into a battle against Cincinnati. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Diego.