Gerrit Cole vs Taylor Jordan Battle Sees Washington Fall 5-1
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 5-1 win against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.
The Pirates were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Gerrit Cole, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
Washington got a 7 2/3-inning outing from Taylor Jordan in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Bryce Harper had 1 hit in the loss for the Nationals.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-3 advantage in hits.