Mets down Nationals for split
Jason Bay batted in four runs to lead the New York Mets to a 9-5 victory over the Washington Nationals Sunday, earning a split of the four-game series.
The Mets won the game as +105 underdogs, while the 14 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Hisanori Takahashi tossed five innings and improved to 7-3 with the win, while Francisco Rodriguez notched his 20th save with a scoreless ninth.
Ryan Zimmermann hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the Nationals. Craig Stammen gave up eight hits and seven earned runs over 3 1-3 innings in suffering the loss.