New York Falls 5-2 to Pittsburgh - Recap
New York dropped a 5-2 decision at PNC Park on Sunday as Pittsburgh legged out a win behind winning pitcher Edinson Volquez.
Pittsburgh won as a -117 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Edinson Volquez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. Edinson Volquez earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Pedro Alvarez in the win.
New York got a 6-inning outing from Bartolo Colon in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Dan Murphy had 3 hits in the loss for the Mets.
New York outhit their counterparts 13-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against Arizona. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.