Philadelphia Tops New York 8-5 - Recap
New York dropped an 8-5 decision at Citi Field on Sunday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kyle Kendrick.
The Phillies were a -109 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Kyle Kendrick earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Michael Martinez in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Willie Harris in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
The game was closed out by Antonio Bastardo who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Florida.