New York Drops St. Louis 2-0 - Match Report
St. Louis was unable to break through against the New York pitching staff, losing 2-0 on Monday at Citi Field.
New York was an underdog by +109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Jenrry Mejia earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from David Wright in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Tyler Lyons worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 7 hits, while St. Louis only had 6.
Kyle Farnsworth pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.