New York Tops Philadelphia 7-4 - Recap
Philadelphia dropped a 7-4 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike Pelfrey.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +163 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Mike Pelfrey earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Nick Evans in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Chase Utley in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track vs Florida.