St. Louis Downed 6-5 By New York - Fernando Salas Takes Loss
New York needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against St. Louis for a 6-5 final at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
New York got 6 1/3 innings from R.A. Dickey , who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Jason Isringhausen earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Carlos Beltran in the win.
St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Kyle McClellan in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Holliday had 3 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 11-9 in the game.