Fernando Abad vs R.A. Dickey Battle Sees Houston Fall 3-1
New York got a 3-1 victory over Houston on Saturday, with R.A. Dickey earning the victory and helping Mets moneyline bettors cash out.
New York won as a -305 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 7 innings from R.A. Dickey , who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 1 RBI from Justin Turner in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Fernando Abad worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Fernando Martinez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 5.
Frank Francisco pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.