New York vs Houston Final: 7-4 - Recap
|New York vs Houston Final: 7-4 - Recap|
Justin Turner drove in 5 runs as his Mets defeated Houston 7-4 at Minute Maid Park.
New York won as a -119 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Chris Capuano earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Justin Turner in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Aneury Rodriguez worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-5 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Francisco Rodriguez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Florida. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.