Homer Bailey vs Jeff Locke Battle Sees Cincinnati Fall 4-3
Pittsburgh scored 1 run in inning no. 12 to edge Cincinnati 4-3 on Thursday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Justin Wilson earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Starling Marte in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Homer Bailey worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Todd Frazier in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Cincinnati, they head home to face Toronto.