New York vs Milwaukee Final: 12-5 - Recap

New York vs Milwaukee Final: 12-5 - Recap

New York's Kirk Nieuwenhuis was a wrecking crew on Friday, driving in 5 runs to lead the Mets to a 12-5 result against Milwaukee.

Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +115 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Zack Wheeler earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the win.

Milwaukee's starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Carlos Gomez in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 14 hits, while Milwaukee only had 12.

The game was closed out by Josh Edgin who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.