Pittsburgh Drops Oakland 5-0 - Match Report
Francisco Liriano led Pittsburgh to a shutout performance against Oakland 5-0 on Wednesday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Tom Milone worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 12 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.