Lance Lynn vs A.J. Burnett Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 2-1 Win
|Lance Lynn vs A.J. Burnett Tilt Ends in Pittsburgh 2-1 Win|
Pittsburgh needed extra innings to claim victory on Tuesday, scoring late against St. Louis for a 2-1 final at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 9. Vincent Mazzaro earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Lance Lynn worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.