Casey Coleman vs Mike Pelfrey Battle Sees Chicago Fall 5-4
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 5-4 win against the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as -146 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
New York got 6 2/3 innings from Mike Pelfrey, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Manny Acosta earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Justin Turner in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Casey Coleman worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Chicago only had 8.