Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Recap - Pirates Over Reds 6-5
|Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Recap - Pirates Over Reds 6-5|
Pittsburgh needed extra innings to claim victory on Saturday, scoring late against Cincinnati for a 6-5 final at Great American Ball Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Justin Wilson earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6-inning outing from Mike Leake in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jay Bruce had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-11 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Jeanmar Gomez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.