Big inning powers Phillies
The Philadelphia Phillies rallied with six runs in the eighth inning and defeated the New York Mets 7-5 Friday in the opener of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won the game as -130 favorites, and the 12 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Placido Polanco led the Phillies with a pair of runs batted in, while Chad Durbin collected the win in relief.
Bobby Parnell surrendered four runs off four hits in under an inning of relief in the loss.