Mets blank Cards in rubber match

Mets blank Cards in rubber match

R.A. Dickey went 8 1-3 scoreless innings allowing just four hits Thursday, as the New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 in the series rubber match at Citi Field.

The Mets won the game as -150 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Ike Davis blasted a three-run homer for the Mets, and Francisco Rodriguez closed out the ninth for his 22nd save.

Blake Hawksworth surrendered seven hits and four runs over six innings in the Cardinals loss.