Toronto Falls 8-6 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh grabbed an 8-6 win over Toronto on Saturday, as Bryan Morris was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -127 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 3 2/3 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Bryan Morris earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Toronto got a 6-inning outing from R.A. Dickey in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Brett Lawrie had 3 hits in the loss for the Blue Jays.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 12 hits, while Toronto only had 9.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.