MLB Baseball Recap, Pittsburgh vs. St. Louis, Pirates Win 10-5, May 8th 2016

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17-14 May 8, 2:15 PM | Grass of Busch Stadium 16-16
Team Run Line Money Line Total
PIT PIRATES [G COLE -R] +1.5 -215 +103 8 -104
STL CARDINALS [M WACHA -R] -1.5 +185 -113 8 -116
Final Goals

Pittsburgh grabbed a 10-5 win over St. Louis on Sunday, as G Cole was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.

Pittsburgh was an underdog by +104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

G Cole earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from G Polanco in the win.

St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from M Wacha in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Stephen Piscotty had 4 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.

Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-10 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by M Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Los Angeles

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