Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee Game Final 7-1 - Charlie Morton Earns Win
|Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee Game Final 7-1 - Charlie Morton Earns Win|
Milwaukee dropped a 7-1 decision at PNC Park on Wednesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Charlie Morton.
The Pirates were a -148 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Charlie Morton earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Marlon Byrd in the win.
Milwaukee got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Tom Gorzelanny in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Gomez had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 13 hits, while Milwaukee only had 7.