Mets rally sinks Pirates
Carlos Delgado belted a three-run homer in a five-run inning Friday, as the New York Mets defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 in the opener of a three-game series at Shea Stadium.
The Mets won the game as -185 favorites, and the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9.5).
Delgado finished 3-for-5 at the plate and drove in five runs to lead the Mets. Bobby Parnell picked up the win in relief with a scoreless inning on the mound.
Nyjer Morgan had two hits and drove in one run for the Pirates. Tyler Yates gave up three runs in relief in taking the loss.