Recap - New York Defeats Florida 7-5
|Recap - New York Defeats Florida 7-5|
New York got a 7-5 victory over Florida on Thursday, with Miguel Batista earning the victory and helping Mets moneyline bettors cash out.
The Mets were a -109 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Miguel Batista earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Lucas Duda in the win.
Florida's starting pitcher Clay Hensley worked 2 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Emilio Bonifacio in a losing cause.
Florida enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Washington. Florida will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.