Mets edge Reds
|Mets edge Reds|
David Murphy homered and had two runs batted in to lift the New York Mets past the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 on Monday.
New York cashed as -170 road favorites as the game played under the 7.5-run total listed by sportsbooks.
Johan Santana gave up one run over 5 2-3 innings to pick up the win for the Mets, while Francisco Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth inning to get the save for New York.
Brandon Phillips plated the lone run for Cincinnati, as losing pitcher Aaron Harang allowed one run over five innings for the Reds.