New York Downed 5-1 By Pittsburgh - R.A. Dickey Takes Loss

New York Downed 5-1 By Pittsburgh - R.A. Dickey Takes Loss

Pittsburgh shook off a 10-strikeout performance by R.A. Dickey and still managed to post a 5-1 victory over the Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field.

The Pirates were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Evan Meek earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brandon Wood in the win.

New York got a 7 2/3-inning outing from R.A. Dickey in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Angel Pagan had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.

Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.