Recap - Pittsburgh Defeats Colorado 4-2
Pittsburgh grabbed a 4-2 win over Colorado on Friday, as Tony Watson was credited with a win at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -156 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Pittsburgh got 5 innings from Francisco Liriano, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 8. Tony Watson earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Starling Marte in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Corey Dickerson in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.