Mike Pelfrey Earns Win in New York vs Arizona Game
New York got a 4-1 victory over Arizona on Friday, with Mike Pelfrey earning the victory and helping Mets moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Mike Pelfrey earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ike Davis in the win.
Arizona got a 6-inning outing from Joe Saunders in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 3 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Young had 1 hit in the loss for the Diamondbacks.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 6 hits, while Arizona only had 5.
Francisco Rodriguez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.