Philadelphia Falls 7-4 Against New York - Game Recap
Philadelphia dropped a 7-4 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Manny Acosta.
New York was an underdog by +172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
New York got 5 1/3 innings from Miguel Batista, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 1. Manny Acosta earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the win.
Philadelphia got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Joe Blanton in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Juan Pierre had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.
Jon Rauch pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.