Detroit vs Pittsburgh Recap - Pirates Over Tigers 1-0
Doug Fister struck out 12 Pittsburgh batters, but it wasn't enough as the Pirates defeated Detroit 1-0 in MLB action Thursday.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 1/3 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Bryan Morris earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Russell Martin in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Doug Fister worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Omar Infante in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against Cincinnati. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.