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St. Louis Tops Pittsburgh 6-5 - Recap

Pittsburgh dropped a 6-5 decision at PNC Park on Friday as St. Louis legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alex Reyes.

The Cardinals were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.

Alex Reyes earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 1.2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kolten Wong in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Trevor Williams worked 4.1 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from John Ryan Murphy in a losing cause.

St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-4 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Ryan Helsley who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 2 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.