R.A. Dickey Earns Win in New York vs Pittsburgh Game
R.A. Dickey struck out 13 batters as New York defeated Pittsburgh 6-5 in baseball wagering action Thursday at Citi Field.
New York was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
R.A. Dickey earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 13, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Garrett Jones in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 8.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Cincinnati.