Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati Game Final 8-7 - Bryan Morris Earns Win
|Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati Game Final 8-7 - Bryan Morris Earns Win|
Gaby Sanchez swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Pirates defeated Cincinnati 8-7 at Great American Ball Park.
The Pirates were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Bryan Morris earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Homer Bailey worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Todd Frazier in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-8 advantage in hits.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.