Los Angeles Downed 6-1 By Pittsburgh - Dan Haren Takes Loss
Pittsburgh got a 6-1 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday, with Francisco Liriano earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
The Pirates were a -154 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Francisco Liriano earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Harrison in the win.
Los Angeles's starting pitcher Dan Haren worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Juan Uribe in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while Los Angeles only had 5.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.