Adam Wainwright vs Johan Santana Battle Sees St. Louis Fall 8-0
New York didn’t allow St. Louis to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for an 8-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Friday.
The Mets were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Johan Santana earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 5, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Lucas Duda in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Adam Wainwright worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 0 hits from Rafael Furcal in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 8-0 in the game.