Pittsburgh Tops San Diego 3-1 - Recap
San Diego struck out 13 times against Francisco Liriano in losing 3-1 to Pittsburgh on Monday at PETCO Park.
The Pirates were a -132 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 13. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
San Diego got a 7-inning outing from Andrew Cashner in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Logan Forsythe had 2 hits in the loss for the Padres.
San Diego enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.