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.