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New York Falls 11-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Pittsburgh used a 2-HR day from Jordy Mercer on Saturday at Citi Field as the Pirates defeated New York 11-2 in baseball action.

Pittsburgh was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing innings of work, striking out , walking , and allowing hits and earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jose Tabata in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out in the loss. They got 2 hits from Marlon Byrd in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 16 hits, while New York only had 7.