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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 8-7

Pittsburgh grabbed a 8-7 win over Detroit on Wednesday, as Richard Rodriguez was credited with a win at PNC Park.

Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -200 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.

Richard Rodriguez earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Bryan Reynolds in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nicholas Castellanos in a losing cause.

The game was closed out by Felipe Vazquez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.