New York vs Atlanta Wrap - New York Wins 4-3
|New York vs Atlanta Wrap - New York Wins 4-3|
Atlanta pitchers gave up 2 home runs to David Wright and it cost them dearly in a 4-3 loss on Thursday at Turner Field.
The Mets were a +166 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
LaTroy Hawkins earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Mike Minor worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Tyler Pastornicky in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 13 hits, while New York only had 9.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track at Milwaukee.