Cole Hamels vs Jonathon Niese Battle Sees New York Fall 8-4
Philadelphia had a 6-RBI day from Ty Wigginton on Monday at Citi Field as the Phillies defeated New York 8-4 in baseball action.
The Phillies were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Cole Hamels earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Ty Wigginton in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 5 innings, giving up 2 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Justin Turner in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 9 hits, while New York only had 7.