Recap - New York Defeats Atlanta 6-5
New York grabbed a 6-5 win over Atlanta on Sunday, as Jonathon Niese was credited with a win at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
New York got 8 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Ike Davis in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Ben Sheets worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.
Jon Rauch pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Diego.