Brian Flynn vs Edinson Volquez Battle Sees Miami Fall 7-2
Pittsburgh got $Innings innings of work from Edinson Volquez en route to a 7-2 victory over Miami on Thursday at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh was favored by -131 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.
Edinson Volquez earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 3, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Gregory Polanco in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Brian Flynn worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Donovan Solano in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 13-3 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against San Diego. Miami, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.