Pittsburgh Downed 6-1 By St. Louis - Francisco Liriano Takes Loss
Pittsburgh dropped a 6-1 decision at PNC Park on Saturday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Joe Kelly.
St. Louis was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Joe Kelly earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jhonny Peralta in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Francisco Liriano worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Travis Snider in a losing cause.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.