New York Drops St. Louis 3-2 - Match Report
New York grabbed a 3-2 win over St. Louis on Wednesday, as Bartolo Colon was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +123 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Bartolo Colon earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Eric Young in the win.
St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Lance Lynn in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Carpenter had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while St. Louis only had 6.
Dana Eveland pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Philadelphia.