New York Tops Philadelphia 6-3 - Recap
Philadelphia dropped a 6-3 decision at Citi Field on Tuesday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jeremy Hefner.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
New York got 6 innings from Jeremy Hefner, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Scott Hairston in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 8.
The game was closed out by Frank Francisco who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.