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Pittsburgh Tops Detroit 3-2 - Recap

Detroit dropped a 3-2 decision at PNC Park on Tuesday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Sam Howard.

The Pirates were a -109 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.

Sam Howard earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ben Gamel in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Wily Peralta worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.

Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.

The game was closed out by Chris Stratton who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.