Cora powers Mets over Nationals
Alex Cora belted a three-run homer in leading the New York Mets to a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals Friday night.
The Mets won the game as -115 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Jonathon Niese improved to 6-2 with the seven inning performance, while Francisco Rodriguez notched his 19th save.
Luis Atilano was banged around for five runs over 3 2-3 innings in suffering the Nationals loss.