Adam Wainwright Tagged With Loss in Pirates-Cardinals Match
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Tony Watson earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Neil Walker in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Adam Wainwright worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 6-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jason Grilli who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.