Padres double Mets in opener

Padres double Mets in opener

Adrian Gonzalez went 3-for-4 at the plate and drove in one run as the San Diego Padres defeated the New York Mets 4-2 in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday.

The Padres won this game as a +140 underdog, while the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (6.5) set by sportsbooks.

Mat Latos allowed just two runs off two hits in six innings for the win, and Heath Bell notched his 17th save with a scoreless ninth.

Johan Santana surrendered eight hits and four runs over 6 2-3 innings in the loss.