facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Pittsburgh 3, New York Mets 2 (11 inn.)

July 13, 2013 at 12:03 AM

PITTSBURGH, July 12 (UPI) -- Jordy Mercer singled home Andrew McCutchen from second in the 11th inning Friday, giving Pittsburgh a 3-2 win over the New York Mets.

The Pirates scored twice in the first inning on a home run by Pedro Alvarez and could not manage another run until they got to Gonzalez Germen (0-1), the Mets sixth pitcher who was making his major league debut.

McCutchen opened the 11th with a five-pitch walk and stole second. Russell Martin was intentionally walked with one away and Gaby Sanchez struck out, giving the Mets a chance to extend the game.

Mercer, however, sent a grounder up the middle to bring home Alvarez.

The win went to Vin Mazzaro (5-2), who struck out two in the top of the 11th. Pittsburgh has captured two in a row after losing four straight.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals continue to have a blast
Chicago White Sox continue surge with win vs. Boston Red Sox
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr having back surgery
New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard shuts down San Diego Padres
Chris Davis powers Baltimore Orioles past Atlanta Braves