Cole Hamels vs R.A. Dickey Tilt Ends in New York 2-1 Win
Philadelphia dropped a 2-1 decision at Citi Field on Saturday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Robert Parnell.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +130 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Robert Parnell earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from David Wright in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Raul Ibanez in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
Manny Acosta pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.