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Mark Melancon Earns Win in Detroit vs Pittsburgh Game

Mark Melancon Earns Win in Detroit vs Pittsburgh Game

Pittsburgh shook off a 11-strikeout performance by Rick Porcello and still managed to post a 1-0 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

Pittsburgh won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Jeanmar Gomez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Neil Walker in the win.

Detroit's starting pitcher Rick Porcello worked 8 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.

Pittsburgh outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.

Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.