Shelby Miller Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Pirates Match
|Shelby Miller Tagged With Loss in Cardinals-Pirates Match|
Pittsburgh used a 2-HR day from Russell Martin on Sunday at Busch Stadium as the Pirates defeated St. Louis 9-0 in baseball action.
Pittsburgh won as a +180 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jeff Locke earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Russell Martin in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Shelby Miller worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 13 hits, while St. Louis only had 3.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Cincinnati.