Padres hold off Mets
The San Diego Padres allowed three runs in the ninth, but held on for a 7-5 win over the New York Mets Wednesday night at Shea Stadium.
San Diego won the game as -145 favorites, and the 12 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (7.5).
Khalil Greene drove in three runs to lead the Padres, and finished 3-for-5 at the plate. Jake Peavy fanned 11 batters in picking up his 14th win of the season, and Trevor Hoffman notched his 32nd save.
Carlos Beltran was 2-for-4 with three RBI for the Mets, and Brian Lawrence surrendered seven hits and four runs over five innings in the loss.