Pittsburgh Tops San Diego 2-1 - Recap
Pittsburgh moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the San Diego Padres at PNC Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -113 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Vance Worley, who gave up 1 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Vance Worley earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBIs from Gregory Polanco in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Everth Cabrera in a losing cause.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-5 advantage in hits.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.