Mets blank Dodgers in opener

Mets blank Dodgers in opener

Johan Santana tossed six scoreless innings to earn the win, as the New York Mets downed the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 in the first game of their doubleheader on Tuesday.

New York cashed as -140 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 7-run total set by oddsmakers.

Luis Castillo knocked in two runs for the Mets, who got a homer from Jason Bay in the win.

Hiroki Kuroda allowed two runs over six innings to take the loss for Los Angeles, which managed only five hits in the game.