Arizona Downed 8-4 By New York - Armando Galarraga Takes Loss
David Wright swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Mets defeated Arizonan 8-4 at Citi Field.
New York was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jonathon Niese earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Armando Galarraga worked 3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Stephen Drew in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 9 hits, while Arizona only had 8.
New York heads into a battle against Washington. Arizona, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.