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.