Los Angeles Downed 5-2 By Pittsburgh - Jered Weaver Takes Loss
Pittsburgh got 6 1/3 innings of work from Gerrit Cole en route to a 5-2 victory over Los Angeles on Friday at Angel Stadium.
Pittsburgh won as a +150 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 6 1/3 innings from Gerrit Cole, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Jordy Mercer in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jered Weaver worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Albert Pujols in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 11-4 in the game.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.