New York Drops Philadelphia 5-2 - Match Report
New York grabbed a 5-2 win over Philadelphia on Monday, as Tim Byrdak was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
The Mets were a +160 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
New York got 5 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Tim Byrdak earned the victory, while the Mets got 3 RBIs from Jordany Valdespin in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.