Carlos Torres vs A.J. Burnett Battle Sees New York Fall 4-2
Pittsburgh got a 4-2 victory over New York on Saturday, with Justin Wilson earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
The Pirates were a -173 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Justin Wilson earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Andrew McCutchen in the win.
New York got a 5-inning outing from Carlos Torres in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 0 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Eric Young had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 10 hits, while New York only had 8.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.