New York Downed 10-7 By Philadelphia - Blaine Boyer Takes Loss
New York dropped a 10-7 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday as Philadelphia legged out a win behind winning pitcher Antonio Bastardo.
Philadelphia won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Antonio Bastardo earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Placido Polanco in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey worked 2 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 16-12 advantage in hits.
Jose Contreras pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.