St. Louis vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 5-0
R.A. Dickey led New York to a shutout performance against St. Louis 5-0 on Saturday at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
R.A. Dickey earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the win.
St. Louis got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Lance Lynn in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Dan Descalso had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 9 hits, while St. Louis only had 7.