New York Falls 3-1 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh got a 3-1 victory over New York on Monday, with Paul Maholm earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Pittsburgh was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Paul Maholm earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
New York got a 7-inning outing from Mike Pelfrey in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Dan Murphy had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.