Game Wrap - Pittsburgh 3-2 Victors Over Mets
Pittsburgh got a 3-2 victory over New York on Saturday, with James McDonald earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -106 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from James McDonald, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
New York's starting pitcher R.A. Dickey worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 8.
Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.