Chicago Falls 4-3 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Chicago lost in extra innings on Wednesday, falling 4-3 to Pittsburgh in 16 innings.
Pittsburgh was favored by -154 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Stolmy Pimentel earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 4 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Starling Marte in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 5 hits from Emilio Bonifacio in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 15 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 8.