Dillon Gee vs Brandon Beachy Tilt Ends in New York 7-5 Win
New York grabbed a 7-5 win over Atlanta on Sunday, as Tim Byrdak was credited with a win at Turner Field.
New York was an underdog by +175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Tim Byrdak earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Ruben Tejada in the win.
Atlanta got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Brandon Beachy in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Jason Heyward had 3 hits in the loss for the Braves.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 12 hits, while New York only had 8.
Manny Acosta pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Florida.