Pittsburgh vs Miami Game Final 7-4 - Charlie Morton Earns Win
|Pittsburgh vs Miami Game Final 7-4 - Charlie Morton Earns Win|
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 7-4 win against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
The Pirates were a -137 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Charlie Morton earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Tom Koehler worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Mike Stanton in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 14 hits, while Miami only had 11.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.