Derek Lowe Tagged With Loss in Braves-Mets Match
New York used a 2-HR day from David Wright on Friday at Turner Field as the Mets defeated Atlanta 12-2 in baseball action.
The Mets were a +150 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chris Capuano earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 20 hits, while Atlanta only had 6.