Pittsburgh Tops San Diego 8-1 - Recap
Pittsburgh got 7 innings of work from A.J. Burnett en route to an 8-1 victory over San Diego on Tuesday at PETCO Park.
The Pirates were a -122 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Josh Harrison in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Tyson Ross worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Will Venable in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while San Diego only had 6.