Atlanta New York Game Ends in 7-5 Mets Victory - Recap
New York got 6 innings of work from Jonathon Niese en route to a 7-5 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at Citi Field.
New York won as a +112 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jonathon Niese earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 4, and allowing 2 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ruben Tejada in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Mike Minor worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brian McCann in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 11 hits, while Atlanta only had 3.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
New York heads into a battle against Washington. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.