Adrian Houser (5-5) earned the win Friday against the Pirates, allowing one run on four hits and two walks across 6.2 innings. He struck out five.
Houser took advantage of the soft matchup to nearly shut down Pittsburgh en route to his fifth win of the season. The righthander sports a 3.94 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, and has struck out 65 in 82.1 innings. Thus far, he's proven a capable streamer in the right matchup.