Pittsburgh vs San Francisco Recap - Pirates Over Giants 3-1
Pittsburgh grabbed a 3-1 win over San Francisco on Friday, as Charlie Morton was credited with a win at AT&T Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +122 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.5.
Charlie Morton earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Clint Barmes in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner worked 8 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hunter Pence in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored San Francisco as they had 8 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.