Mets drill Pirates

Mets drill Pirates

R.A. Dickey went the distance to earn the win in the New York Mets' 9-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

New York won as -185 home favorites, while the game played OVER the 7.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Angel Pagan was 3-for-5 with three runs batted in for the Mets, as Carlos Beltran went 2-for-4 with a solo drive and three RBIs for New York.

John Bowker knocked in the lone run for Pittsburgh, while Zach Duke was rocked for seven earned runs over 3 1-3 innings to take the loss for the Pirates.