Pittsburgh Drops Seattle 9-4 - Match Report
Starling Marte swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Pirates defeated Seattle 9-4 at Safeco Field.
Pittsburgh was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Jeff Locke, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Brandon Inge in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Nick Franklin in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 13 hits, while Seattle only had 5.