Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles Recap - Pirates Over Angels 10-9
Pittsburgh needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against Los Angeles for a 10-9 final at Angel Stadium.
Pittsburgh won as a +140 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 5 2/3 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Russell Martin in the win.
Los Angeles got a 7 1/3-inning outing from Joe Blanton in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alberto Callaspo had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 13 hits, while Los Angeles only had 9.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against Seattle. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.