A.J. Burnett (4-1, 1.37 ERA) shutdown the New York Mets, striking out 10 and allowing 1 run in the Pirates 8-2 win on Saturday afternoon. Burnett pitched seven strong innings, allowing 5 hits, 1 run, while striking out 10 and walking none. Burnett winning his fourth straight game, threw 96 pitches, 60 for strikes.
Burnett began the day with the second-best ERA in baseball at 1.38 and his ERA now sits at 1.37 as Burnett set a team-record with a ninth straight start in allowing 2 runs or less.
|2015 Stats: 4-1, 1.37 ERA, 53 SO, 18 BB, 1.10 WHIP|