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Niese tosses gem; Mets blank Padres

Jonathon Niese tossed a one-hit shutout Thursday, as the New York Mets defeated the San Diego Padres 3-0 to earn a split of the doubleheader at Citi Field.

The Mets won the game as -122 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Ike Davis went 2-for-4 with a run batted in, and Niese improved to 3-2 with the win.

Jon Garland gave up eight hits and three runs over six innings in the Padres loss.