Miami Downed 5-1 By New York - Mark Buehrle Takes Loss
Miami dropped a 5-1 decision at Marlins Park on Sunday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chris Young.
New York was an underdog by +133 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chris Young earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jason Bay in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Mark Buehrle worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Ruggiano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Miami only had 6.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against St. Louis. Miami will aim to get back on the winning track vs Milwaukee.