Cincinnati Falls 8-6 to New York - Recap
New York got an 8-6 victory over Cincinnati on Tuesday, with Jonathon Niese earning the victory and helping Mets moneyline bettors cash out.
New York was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
New York got 5 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 5 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Dan Murphy in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Johnny Cueto worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Joey Votto in a losing cause.
Tim Byrdak pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.