Yovani Gallardo vs Edinson Volquez Battle Sees Milwaukee Fall 11-2
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 11-2 win against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Edinson Volquez earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
Milwaukee got a 6-inning outing from Yovani Gallardo in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Jonathan Lucroy had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 12 hits, while Milwaukee only had 8.