Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 1-0 Victors Over Astros
Houston was unable to break through against the Pittsburgh pitching staff, losing 1-0 on Sunday at PNC Park.
The Pirates were a -173 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Houston got a 7-inning outing from Lucas Harrell in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Carter had 1 hit in the loss for the Astros.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 4-3 in the game.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Kansas City.