Mets shut down Cubs
Angel Pagan hit a two-run blast to lead the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Monday night.
New York won as +125 home underdogs, while the game played UNDER the 8-run total listed by oddsmakers.
Jason Bay was 2-for-3 with a run batted in for the Mets, as Fernando Nieve picked up the win in relief of Jonathon Niese for New York.
Marlon Byrd went 3-for-4 with an RBI for Chicago, while James Russell was handed the loss after coming into the game for Randy Wells for the Cubs.